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Schaum Nominated as 2007 SAE International President

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 13, 2006 - SAE International's Annual Nominating Committee named Richard O. Schaum as its candidate for 2007 SAE President.

Schaum works for 3rd Horizon Associates LLC in Technology Assessment and Development. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Product Development and Quality for DaimlerChrysler, where he retired in 2003.

Schaum has an extensive history of service with SAE International. He currently serves as SAE's Vice President of Automotive and is a member of the Board of Directors. He was named an SAE Fellow at the 2006 World Congress and has served on several boards and committees since becoming an SAE member in 1977, including the SAE Automotive Resources Institute Advisory Board and the SAE Fellows Committee. Schaum also served as the General Chair of the SAE 2003 World Congress, which was hosted by DaimlerChrysler.

Schaum, a resident of Birmingham, Mich., will take office in January 2007.


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