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