Nomination of Michael A. McManus, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation

May 1, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael A. McManus, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation until the date of the annual meeting of the Corporation in 1990. This is a reappointment.

Mr. McManus is currently the vice president for strategic planning/consumer products, for Pfizer, Inc., in New York City. Previously he was the executive vice president of the Revlon Group, 1985 - 1986. From 1982 to 1985, Mr. McManus served in the White House as an Assistant to the President.

Mr. McManus graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1964) and Georgetown University (J.D., 1967). He served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970. Mr. McManus was born May 11, 1943, in Boston, MA. He is married and resides in New York, NY.