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Northrop Grumman Chairman, CEO and President Ronald D. Sugar Elected to ChevronTexaco Board of Directors

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 27, 2005 -- ChevronTexaco Corp. today announced Ronald D. Sugar, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, one of the world's leading defense companies, has been elected to the ChevronTexaco board of directors.

Sugar, 56, joined Northrop Grumman in 2001 following its acquisition of Litton Industries Inc., a diversified defense and technology company. He previously served as Litton's president and chief operating officer and was a member of its board of directors.

Prior to joining Litton, Sugar was president and chief operating officer of TRW Aerospace and Information Systems, and a member of the chief executive office of TRW Inc., a global automotive, aerospace and information systems company. Previously he ran TRW's worldwide automotive electronics business and served as TRW's chief financial officer. TRW Inc. was acquired by Northrop Grumman in 2002.

In 1968, Sugar graduated summa cum laude with an electrical engineering degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also received a master's degree and a doctorate in the same field.

Sugar is active in a variety of business and civic organizations. He serves as a governor of the Aerospace Industries Association, as a trustee of the Association of the United States Army, as a member of the National Academy of Engineering, as a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and as a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is also a national trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and a trustee of the University of Southern California.

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Updated: April 2005