Texaco Press Release - Former Senator Sam Nunn Elected to Texaco Board Of Directors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, JULY 28, 1997.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 28 - Texaco Inc. announced today that Sam Nunn, former U.S. Senator from Georgia, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective with the company's September 26 Board meeting. The addition of Sen. Nunn brings to 14 the number of directors on Texaco's Board.
Nunn was a member of the U.S. Senate from 1972 to 1997, where he served as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Prior to his service in the Senate, Nunn served in the Georgia State House of Representatives. He attended Georgia Tech and Emory University, and Emory Law School, where he graduated with honors in 1962. After active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard, Nunn served six years in the Coast Guard Reserve.
"Senator Nunn is a statesman who brings to our Board exceptional skill and expertise in international affairs," said Texaco Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter I. Bijur. "During his distinguished career in the Senate, and since returning to private life, Senator Nunn has been widely recognized for his diplomacy and keen understanding of world affairs, which we view as important assets as we strive to build on Texaco's position as a leader in the global energy marketplace. We look forward to the contributions he will make to Texaco, its shareholders and employees."
Nunn is a senior partner in the Atlanta law firm of King & Spalding, where his practice focuses on international and corporate matters. Nunn is also a distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech. Among the non-profit boards on which he serves are the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Aspen Institute, the Carnegie Corporation of New York and Emory University. He also serves on the boards of The Coca-Cola Company, General Electric Company, National Service Industries, Inc., Total System Services, Inc. and Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
Updated: July 1997