November 28, 2006 11:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: McGraw-Hill CEO Harold McGraw III to Be Honored

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 --

Annual award dinner of the United States Council for International Business

Harold McGraw III, Chairman and CEO, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
William G. Parrett, CEO, Deloitte (USCIB chairman)

Monday, December 4, 2006
Reception, 6:00 p.m; dinner, 7:00 p.m.

The Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Hotel
145 West 44th Street, New York City

Contact: Amy Lehr, USCIB
(212) 703-5063 or
Each year, since 1980, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) has honored a senior business executive for leadership in championing international trade and investment, in improving the global competitive framework for American business.

This year's honoree will be Harold McGraw III, CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies, in recognition of his steadfast advocacy of open markets around the world, as well as his leadership of one of America's most successful global companies. Mr. McGraw is chairman of the Business Roundtable and the Emergency Committee for American Trade. USCIB Chairman William G. Parrett, CEO of Deloitte, will present the award to Mr. McGraw.

Recent USCIB honorees have included Lee R. Raymond of ExxonMobil, Jean-René Fourtou of Vivendi Universal, Charles O. Holliday Jr. of DuPont, and George David of United Technologies. More information on the event is available at

USCIB promotes an open system of global commerce in which business can flourish and contribute to economic growth, human welfare and protection of the environment. Its membership includes some 300 leading U.S. companies, professional services firms and associations whose combined annual revenues exceed $3 trillion. As American affiliate of several leading global business groups, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide and works to facilitate international trade. More information is available at

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