November 29, 2007 14:41 ET

United States Council for International Business Award Gala

SC Johnson CEO Is to Be Honored Before Business and Diplomatic Audience

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 29, 2007) -

WHAT:       Annual award dinner of the United States Council for
            International Business (USCIB)

WHO:        H. Fisk Johnson, Ph.D., chairman and CEO, S.C. Johnson & Son,
            Inc. (award honoree)
            William G. Parrett, USCIB chairman
            Senior representatives of the United Nations and the diplomatic
            Top executives from major U.S. multinational companies

WHEN:       Monday, December 3, 2007
            Dinner, 7:00 p.m.; award presentation 7:25 p.m.

WHERE:      The Waldorf=Astoria, Starlight Roof (18th Floor)
            301 Park Avenue (at 50th Street), New York City

            Contact: Amy Lehr, USCIB
            (212) 703-5063 or

Each year, at its annual award gala, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) presents its International Leadership Award to a senior business executive who has made a significant contribution to world trade, finance and investment, and to improving the global framework in which American business operates.

This year 's recipient of the USCIB award is H. Fisk Johnson, Ph.D., chairman and CEO of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., in recognition of his -- and his company's -- longstanding commitment to expanding global commerce and promoting corporate sustainability.

A top representative of the United Nations is expected to provide remarks at the dinner, which will be attended by some 300 USCIB members, representatives of the diplomatic community and invited guests. More information on the event is available at

Recent recipients of the USCIB award include Terry McGraw of McGraw-Hill, Lee Raymond of ExxonMobil, Jean-René Fourtou of Vivendi Universal and Chad Holliday of DuPont. Mr. Johnson is the first leader of a privately held company to be so honored.

Advance registration by the media is strongly recommended.

USCIB promotes an open system of global commerce. Its membership includes more than 300 leading U.S. companies, professional services firms and associations whose combined annual revenues exceed $3.5 trillion. As American affiliate of the leading international business and employers organizations, 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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