Terry McGraw Statement On Nomination Of Mike Froman As USTR

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Terry McGraw, Chairman, CEO and President of McGraw Hill Financial welcomed President Obama's nomination of Mike Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.  Mr. McGraw is Chairman of the President's Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations, the next Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the U.S. Council for International Business and the Emergency Committee for American Trade:

"As Chairman of President Obama's Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations, I warmly welcome the appointment of Mike Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative.  He is ideally qualified to lead us to completion of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and steer us to successful negotiation of the US-EU trade initiatives, the Trade in Services Agreement and continue USTR's strong support for an active US trade and investment agenda.  Mr. Froman has been a key promoter of global trade liberalization to accelerate economic growth and job creation.  I look forward to working with him to ensure that American businesses and workers enjoy the full benefits of expanded trade and investment opportunities."

About McGraw Hill Financial:
McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHP), a financial intelligence company, is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Iconic brands include: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power & Associates, McGraw Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 27 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.

Jason Feuchtwanger 
McGraw Hill Financial
212 512-3151

SOURCE McGraw Hill Financial

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