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SOURCE Committee for Economic Development
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to announce its 2013 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner Honorees. As a nonpartisan, business-led, public policy organization, CED annually recognizes men and women who have made a profound impact in their industries and across their communities.
"For two decades, CED has honored business leaders and academics who seek to strengthen the fabric into which society and business is interwoven," said Steve Odland, Chief Executive Officer of CED. "Our 2013 honorees are highly respected statesmen-committed to making an impact both inside and outside of their companies."
The 2013 Distinguished Performance Award Honorees are:
CED extends its thanks to longtime Trustee Pete Peterson as the inspiration behind the Business Statesmanship Award. This year also marks the presentation of an inaugural award for education excellence, dedicated in honor of former CED Chairman Owen B. Butler. The 2013 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner will be held on November 20th in New York City, NY. Interested media should contact Elise Perkins.
About The Committee for Economic Development (CED)
The Committee for Economic Development is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization that delivers well-researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation's most critical issues. CED's work centers on the pursuit of seven core principles: sustainable capitalism, long-term economic growth, efficient fiscal & regulatory policy, competitive & open markets, globally competitive workforce, equal economic opportunity, and non-partisanship in the nation's interest. CED's research falls under four issue areas: fiscal health, education, global competitiveness, and democratic institutions. Learn more about CED online at www.ced.org, find us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.
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