Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

June 19, 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 2 years:

David M. Roderick, of Pennsylvania. He would succeed Edward E. Allison. Mr. Roderick is currently chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of the USX Corp. in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to this, he was president of U.S. Steel, 1975 - 1979. Mr. Roderick graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 1946). He was born May 3, 1924, in Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Roderick is married, has three children, and resides in Pittsburgh.

Mark Shepherd, Jr., of Texas. He would succeed Simon C. Fireman. Mr. Shepherd is currently the chairman of Texas Instruments, Inc., in Dallas, TX. Prior to this he was chairman and chief executive officer (1976 - 1984) and chairman and chief corporate officer (1984 - 1985) of Texas Instruments, Inc. Mr. Shepherd graduated from Southern Methodist University (B.S., 1942) and the University of Illinois (M.S., 1947). He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Shepherd was born January 18, 1923, in Dallas, TX. He is married, has three children, and resides in Dallas, TX.