Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

June 15, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for terms of two years:

Robert H. Beeby, of Connecticut. He would succeed Tatiana Brandt Copeland. Mr. Beeby is currently president and chief executive officer of Pepsi-Cola International in Somers, NY. Prior to this he served as the senior vice president of Frito-Lay Snack Food Co., from 1972 to 1983. Mr. Beeby graduated from Beloit College (B.A., 1953) and Northwestern University (M.B.A., 1959). He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Beeby was born January 11, 1932, in Peoria, IL. He is married, has two children, and resides in Greens Farms, CT.

L.R. Pugh, of Pennsylvania. He would succeed Thomas N. Tripp. Mr. Pugh is currently chairman and chief executive officer of Vanity Fair Corp., in Wyomissing, PA. Prior to this he served as president of Vanity Fair Corp., from 1980 to 1983. Mr. Pugh graduated from Colby College (B.A., 1956). He served in the U.S. Army for 2 years. Mr. Pugh was born January 22, 1933, in White Plains, NY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Wyomissing Park, PA.