Apple adds former Northrop Grumman CEO Ronald D. Sugar to board of directors

Ronald D. Sugar joins Apple board of directors

Apple has finally started filling our their board of directors again, announcing today the addition of Northrop Grumman CEO Ronald D. Sugar.

“Ron is an engineer at heart, who then became a very successful business leader. We are very excited to welcome him to Apple’s Board,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “In addition to having been the CEO of a high-tech Fortune 100 company, Ron has a Ph.D. in engineering and has been involved in the development of some very sophisticated technology.”

“I have always had enormous admiration for the people of Apple,” said Sugar. “It is a special privilege to serve on the board of such an amazing company.”

So, swing-wing hypersonic Mac Pros in the future?

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