The President today announced that he will nominate John A. Hewitt, Jr., of Princeton, N.J., to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force. He would replace Everett T. Keech, resigned, and his area of responsibility would be financial management.
Hewitt was born July 20, 1943. He received a B.S. in engineering management from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1965, and an M.B.A. in production management from UCLA in 1966. He served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1971, serving as a captain at Headquarters, Space and Missile Systems Organization, and project officer responsible for program management of large military satellite systems.
Since 1971 Hewitt has worked for the Chase Manhattan Bank. From 1971 to 1974, he was vice president for corporate planning, and since 1974 he has been vice president and staff group executive for trust and fiduciary investment.