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Fred Smith Honored

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Fred Smith, founder, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx

(New york, NY) FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith has been honored by The United States Council for International Business.

Smith was given the International Leadership Award at a dinner held in New York City Wednesday.

“Fred Smith is a terrific CEO and is a leader who has demonstrated over many years a strong commitment to innovation, open markets and a positive role for business in society,” said USCIB Chairman Terry McGraw, president, chairman and CEO of McGraw Hill Financial

UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson delivered the keynote speech.

The USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility.