Appendix A— Biographies of Committee Members

John M. Stewart is a director of McKinsey & Company. Mr. Stewart has specialized in solving problems for international technical companies in merger and acquisition, project management, management information systems, and research and development. He has served on many boards and commissions, including the Joint Council on Economic Education, the New York State Commission on Management and Productivity, and the U.S. National Commission on Productivity and was vice chairman of the Manufacturing Studies Board Committee for the Study of Defense Manufacturing Strategy. Mr. Stewart received a B.S. degree from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Gerald J. Blasko is a construction superintendent at Newport News Shipbuilding. He was previously program manager for advanced technology and supervisor of manufacturing engineering. His previous employment includes Dravo Corporation, where he held a variety of positions in production planning and production engineering. Mr. Blasko received a degree of B.S. in industrial management from the University of Akron.

Edward J. Campbell, NAE, retired as president of J.I. Case Co. Prior to that, he was president of Newport News Shipbuilding for 13 years. He is a past president of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers from which he also received the Admiral Land Award. He also served two terms as chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America and is now a trustee of the College of William and Mary and Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. He is also a board director of Global Marine Inc., Zurn Industries, and the American Bureau of Shipping Group.

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