THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release October 26,
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHRISTOPHER B. GALVIN AS A
MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The President today announced his intent to appoint Christopher B.
Galvin as a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory
Mr. Christopher B. Galvin, of Chicago, Illinois, is Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Motorola, Inc. He began his service with Motorola in
1973. In May of 1988, Mr. Galvin was elected to the Board of Directors of
Motorola Inc. and assumed the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer in 1997. Mr. Galvin is a director of the Rand Corporation and the
Illinois Coalition for Science and Technology.
Mr. Galvin received a Bachelor?s degree from Northwestern University
and a Master?s degree in Management from the Kellogg School of Northwestern
The NSTAC provides the President with information and advice from the
industry?s perspective regarding specific measures to maintain, protect and
enhance the nation?s telecommunications resources that support national
security and emergency preparedness capabilities. The Committee addresses
telecommunications issues throughout the year and periodically reports
directly to the President and also to the Secretary of Defense, in his
capacity as Executive Agent for the National Communications System.