THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RONALD D. SUGAR AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL
SECURITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The President announced today his intent to appoint Ronald D. Sugar to serve as a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, of Moreland Hills, Ohio, is the president and Chief Operating Officer of TRW Aerospace and Information Systems as well as a member of TRW's Chief Executive Office and Management Committee. Upon joining the TRW staff in 1981, Dr. Sugar directed advanced research and development programs. From 1983 to 1987, he served as a chief engineer and deputy program manager of the Milstar Satellite Payload Program, the nation's most technically advanced operational space communications system. He later served as the vice president and general manager of TRW Space Communications; vice president for strategic business development for the Space and Defense Sector; the executive vice president and chief financial officer of TRW, Inc; and executive vice president and general manager of TRW's Automotive Electronics Group. Before joining TRW, he held technical and management positions at the Aerospace Corporation, Hughes Aircraft Company, and Argosystems, Inc.
Dr. Sugar is a summa cum laude graduate in electrical engineering of the University of California at Los Angeles, where he also received his master's and doctoral degrees in the same field. He subsequently completed executive education programs at Stanford and the Wharton School.
The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Board, established by Executive Order 12382, provides the President with technical information and advice on national security telecommunications policy.