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Lloyd “Fig” Newton

Lloyd Fig NewtonMember, Board of Directors, Sonoco Products Company

General Lloyd “Fig” Newton retired in 2000 from the United States Air Force as a four-star general. Serving for more than three decades, Newton flew 269 combat missions in Vietnam, flew with the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team “The Thunderbirds,” served as a congressional liaison to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Air Force and led the Air Education and Training Command, which consisted of 13 bases, 43,000 active duty personnel and 14,000 civilians. After leaving the Air Force, Newton worked at Pratt & Whitney as vice president of international military programs and business development until 2006. In addition to the Sonoco Products Company, Newton serves on the boards of Torchmark Corporation and the National Air and Space Museum.

Joined NBAA Board: 2010
Current Term Expires: 2014
Committee Service: Member, Compensation, Investment & Succession Committee

Additional Information About Lloyd “Fig” Newton

October 22, 2014
Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting
October 31, 2012
NBAA Announces Re-election of Moore, Newton to Board of Directors
October 11, 2011
Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting
September 19, 2011
NBAA2011 Second-Day Session to Feature Aviation Luminaries and Leaders

Last updated Oct. 28, 2014