Apple has announced that Ronald Sugar, the former Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, to their Board of Directors. He will also serve on as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. “Ron is an engineer at heart, who then became a very successful business leader. We are very excited to welcome him to […]
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Former Northrop Grumann CEO Ronald Sugar Now on Apple's Board of Directors

ronaldsugar.jpgApple has announced that Ronald Sugar, the former Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, to their Board of Directors. He will also serve on as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.

“Ron is an engineer at heart, who then became a very successful business leader. We are very excited to welcome him to Apple’s Board,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “In addition to having been the CEO of a high-tech Fortune 100 company, Ron has a Ph.D. in engineering and has been involved in the development of some very sophisticated technology.”

“I have always had enormous admiration for the people of Apple,” said Sugar. “It is a special privilege to serve on the board of such an amazing company.”

Mr. Sugar is also a director at Amgen, Air Lease Corporation and Chevron.

Apple’s board had only six members since March of this year. After all, Jerry York died earlier this year, and Google CEO Eric Schmidt left in August of 2009.

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