Mettler, Ruben F. - from United States

ID: 22592
Organization: BOC
Country of meeting: Camp Mandalay in the year 2002

He served as chairman and chief executive officer of TRW Inc. from 1977 to 1988. He started his career at Hughes Aircraft. He served as special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Eisenhower administration. He worked for the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, later known as TRW Inc., where he served as president and chief operating officer from 1969 to 1977, and as chairman and CEO from 1977 to 1988.

He served on its board of directors from 1964 to 1994. He worked on the SM-65 Atlas, SM-68 Titan, LGM-30 Minuteman and PGM-17 Thor nuclear missile programs for the United States Air Force and NASA, and the Orbiting Geophysical Observatory.

He sat on the boards of directors of Bank of America, Merck & Co., the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Bechtel. He served as chairman of the Business Roundtable from 1982 to 1984, and as chairman of The Business Council from 1985 to 1986.

TRW President and CEO (1969-77)
TRW (1955-69)
Hughes Aircraft (1977-89)
Member of the Board of TRW (as Chairman, 1977-89)
Member of the Board of Bank of America
Member of the Board of Bechtel
Member of the Board of Goodyear
Member of the Board of Merck

Activities in the Orangization:
Former Director