THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES STEVEN W. PERCY AS A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The President today announced his intent to appoint Steven W. Percy as a Member of the President's Council on Sustainable Development.
Mr. Steven W. Percy, of Akron, Ohio, currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of British Petroleum (BP) America. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Percy was President of BP Oil in the United States. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Percy moved to London to become Manager of Oil Planning and Control International. From 1976 to 1987, Mr. Percy was with the Standard Oil Company, where his posts included Manager of American Flagged Transportation, Manager of the Eastern Crude Oil Division, Director of Operations Analysis, Director of Downstream Strategic Planning and Development, and Director of the Executive Office. Mr. Percy is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, where he served as Chairman of the Finance Committee, and of United Way Services and University Hospitals Health System.
Mr. Percy received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.
The President's Council on Sustainable Development (PCSD) is charged with proposing recommendations for a national sustainable development strategy that will foster economic vitality, environmental integrity and social equity.