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Events

2014 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner

The Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner recognizes business leaders who have answered a call for leadership in their companies and the communities in which they operate.

In 2014, we were pleased to once again recognize an outstanding group of companies and individuals.

CED extends tremendous thanks to our 2014 dinner sponsors.

2014 Award Recipients

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
TIAA
CED Leadership Award
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Introduced by: Donald Peterson
Chairman and CEO
Avaya Inc. (Ret.)

Patricia A. Woertz

Patricia A. Woertz
Chairman and CEO
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award
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Introduced by: Maggie Wilderotter
Chairman and CEO
Frontier Communications

John S. Watson

John S. Watson
Chairman and CEO
Chevron Corporation
Corporate Citizenship Award
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Introduced by: Carla A. Hills
Chair and CEO
Hills & Company

Henry R. Kravis

Henry R. Kravis
Co-Chairman and Co-CEO
KKR
Excellence in Public Policy Award
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Introduced by: Thomas Schoewe
CFO and Executive VP
Walmart

Michael T. Duke

Michael T. Duke
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Global Leadership Award
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Introduced by: Chris Williams
CEO and Founder
Walmart (Ret.)

J.B. Pritzker

J.B. Pritzker
Managing Partner
Pritzker Group
Owen B. Butler Education Excellence Award
View Acceptance Speech

Introduced by: David Van Zandt
President
The New School