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CEO of the Year Award 2009

July 30th, 2009 NYSE, New York

Chief Executive magazine announced Jim Skinner, CEO, McDonald’s Corporation, has
been named “2009 CEO of the Year.”

Skinner was awarded the CEO of the Year by a panel comprised of peer CEOs, including:

  • Ann Mulcahy, CEO, Xerox
  • Jim Turley, CEO, Ernst & Young
  • Bill Nuti, CEO, NCR
  • Fred Hassan, CEO, Schering-Plough
  • Jeffery Sonnenfeld, CEO, CEO Leadership Institute, Yale University
  • Steve Odland, CEO, Office Depot
  • Tom Quinlan, CEO, RR Donnelley
  • Bill Hickey, CEO, Sealed Air
  • Ed Ludwig, CEO, Becton Dickinson
  • Andrew Liveris, CEO, DOW Chemical

For additional information regarding the nomination process and the selection criteria
for the 2009 CEO of the year, as well as the past winners of the CEO of the please

Past Five CEO of the Year Award Winners:

  • 2008 – Anne Mulcahy, Xerox
  • 2007 – Bob Ulrich, Target
  • 2006 – A.G.Lafley, Procter & Gamble
  • 2005 – George David, United Technologies
  • 2004 – Fred Smith , FedEx

CLICK HERE for the full list of past Chief Executive “CEO of the Year” winners :

July 30th, 2009 NYSE Euronext, New York

Here’s the agenda of the celebration:
THURSDAY, JULY 30th, 2009

4:15 PM to 5:45 PM :Roundtables (exec rooms at NYSE)
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM : Reception on floor of NYSE
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM :Dinner celebrating Jim Skinner, Vice Chairman and CEO of McDonalds as Chief Executive magazine’s 2009 CEO of the Year. Featuring 2008 CEO of the Year Anne Mulcahy, CEO of Xerox

NYSE Euronext
2 Broad Street (Between Wall Street & Exchange Place)
New York City, New York

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