Ronald D. Sugar Chairman, Compensation Committee; Governance Committee
Dr. Sugar was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a global aerospace and defense company, from 2003 until 2010 and President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 until 2003. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Litton Industries, Inc. from 2000 until the company was acquired by Northrop Grumman in 2001. He was earlier Chief Financial Officer of TRW Inc. He is a director of Chevron Corporation, Apple Inc., Amgen Inc. and serves as senior advisor to Ares Management LLC, Bain & Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation. He is a Trustee of the University of Southern California, board of visitors member of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, past chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Sugar received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Master of Science and Doctorate Degrees in Engineering from UCLA.