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  • Dr. Ronald D. Sugar

    Ronald D. Sugar

    Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Age 66

    Director since 2005

    Board Committees: Audit (Chair) – audit committee financial expert

    Other Public Company Boards: Air Lease Corporation; Amgen Inc.; Apple Inc.

    Ronald D. Sugar is a senior advisor to various businesses and organizations, including Ares Management LLC, a leading private investment firm; Bain & Company, a global consulting firm; Temasek Americas Advisory Panel, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund; and the G100 Network and the World 50, peer-to-peer exchanges for current and former senior executives from some of the world's largest companies.

    Prior Positions Held: Sugar was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation from 2003 until 2010 and president and chief operating officer from 2001 until 2003. He joined Northrop Grumman in 2001, having previously served as president and chief operating officer of Litton Industries, Inc., and earlier as an executive of TRW Inc.

    Prior Public Company Boards (within the last five years): Northrop Grumman Corporation

    Other Boards and Memberships: Alliance College-Ready Public Schools; Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Los Angeles Philharmonic Association; National Academy of Engineering; UCLA Anderson School of Management Board of Visitors; University of Southern California

    Specific qualifications and experience relevant to Chevron:
    Sugar has extensive board and senior executive-level expertise in business and finance. In particular, as a result of his careers at Northrop Grumman, Litton Industries, and TRW Inc., Sugar has significant expertise in manufacturing, technology, finance, government affairs, international marketing, long investment cycles and environmental issues. While at Northrop Grumman, he oversaw environmental assessments and remediations at shipyards and aircraft and electronics factories. In addition, Sugar served as chairman and chief executive officer of a Fortune 500 public company, providing him insight into and experience with the operations, challenges, and complex issues facing large international corporations. Sugar’s career has included service as chief financial officer of TRW, Inc., providing additional financial expertise.

    Updated: April 2015