THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES LEO MULLIN AS A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT'S EXPORT COUNCIL
The President today announced his intent to appoint Leo Mullin to the President's Export Council.
Mr. Leo Mullin, of Atlanta, Georgia, is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Delta Air Lines, Incorporated. Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Mullin served as Vice Chairman of Unicom Corporation and its chief subsidiary, Commonwealth Edison, from 1995 to 1997. From 1993 to 1995, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of First Chicago, the country's 10th largest commercial bank. Mr. Mullin was also Chairman and CEO of American National Bank from 1991 to 1993.
Mr. Mullin is presently a member of the boards of the Air Transportation Association of America, Inland Steel Industries, Inc., and Northwestern University.
Mr. Mullin received a degree in engineering and applied physics from Harvard College, a degree in applied mathematics from The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and a M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
The Export Council, established within the Department of Commerce, advises the President on matters related to export performance and develops policy guidance to promote export expansion. The Council also provides a forum for addressing significant trade issues affecting U.S. businesses and workers.