Nominations, August 7, 1984

Nomination of Robert D. Stuart To Be United States Ambassador to Norway

August 7, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert D. Stuart to be Ambassador to Norway. He would succeed Mark Evans Austad.

Mr. Stuart served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945. In 1947 he began a career with the Quaker Oats Co. in Chicago, IL, and following some minor positions was assistant to the vice president (1954 - 1955), vice president for pet foods (1955 - 1959) and for grocery (1959 - 1962), and president (1962 - 1966). From 1966 to 1976, he was president and chief executive officer, and chairman of the board and chief executive officer from 1976 to 1981. From 1981 to 1983, he was chairman of the board and since 1983 has been chairman of the finance committee.

Mr. Stuart graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1937) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1946). His foreign language is French. He was born April 26, 1916, in Hubbard Woods, IL.

Nomination of Mario F. Aguero To Be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal

August 7, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mario F. Aguero to be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal for the term of 7 years from September 27, 1984. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Aguero is currently a member of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal. Previously, he was owner-president of Havana East Restaurant in New York (1972 - 1982); a producer and sponsor of various events in the entertainment field (1961 - 1976); vice president and owner of Enterprises Latinos Corp. (1960 - 1963); and president and owner of Caribe Artists Corp. (1950 - 1961).

He is founder and president of the organization ARTE (Artists Radio Television Espectaculos) and is a New York member of the First Hispanic Council.

He is married, has one child, and resides in New York, NY. He was born May 1, 1924, in Camaguey, Cuba.