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Annual Dinner

At CED's 2002 60th Gala Anniversary Dinner in New York City on May 15, CED was proud to honor the achievements of four long-time Trustees and associates:

  • CED's 2002 Corporate Citizenship Award was presented to Guardsmark, Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee, and its Chairman and President Ira A. Lipman. Every year, CED presents this award to a company that embodies the ideals and values for which CED stands.
  • CED's Excellence in Public Policy Award was presented to CED Trustee Frank C. Carlucci, former Secretary of Defense and Chairman of The Carlyle Group.
  • CED's first annual International Leadership Award was presented to Yotaro Kobayashi, Chairman, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.; and Chairman of CED's Japanese counterpart organization Keizai Doyukai.
  • CED's first Trustee Leadership Award was presented to former CED Chairman Edmund B. Fitzgerald, Managing Director of Woodmont Associates and former Chairman of Nortel Networks.

2002 Award Recipients

Frank Carlucci
The Carlyle Group

Yotaro Kobayashi
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. & Keizai Doyukai