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USCIB

September 16, 2013 12:08 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: FedEx Chief Fred Smith to Be Honored at USCIB Gala

UN Deputy Secretary General Is Keynote Speaker

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) - The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) will hold its annual International Leadership Award Dinner, honoring Fred Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx Corp. UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson will deliver keynote remarks on current global challenges and how the business community can help tackle them.

WHO:  
Fred Smith, founder and CEO, FedEx Corp.
Jan Eliasson, deputy secretary general of the United Nations
Terry McGraw, CEO of McGraw Hill Financial and chairman of USCIB
Peter Robinson, president and CEO, USCIB

WHAT:  
USCIB International Leadership Award Dinner

WHEN:  
Wednesday, September 18
Reception 6:00 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m., Mr. Smith's remarks 7:30 p.m.,
Mr. Eliasson's remarks 8:15 p.m.

WHERE:  
The Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue at 50th Street, New York City

MEDIA:  
RSVP strongly recommended by 5 p.m., Tuesday, September 17
Contact: Jonathan Huneke, USCIB (212-703-5043, jhuneke@uscib.org)

Founded in 1945, USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More at www.uscib.org and @USCIB.

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