Previous HONOREES

Distinguished Leadership In Business Award

2012 Kenneth I. Chenault
Chairman and CEO, American Express Company
2011 William V. Campbell CC ’62, TC ’64
Chair of the Board, Intuit
Chair, Trustees of Columbia University
2010 Paolo Scaroni ’73
CEO, Eni
2009 Meg Whitman
Former President and CEO, eBay Inc.
2008 Russell L. Carson ’67
General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
2007 Lew Frankfort ’69
Chairman and CEO, Coach, Inc.
2006 Sidney Taurel ’71
Chairman and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company
2005 Bob Wright
Vice Chairman and Executive Officer,
General Electric Company

Chairman and CEO, NBC Universal, Inc.
2003 Rochelle B. Lazarus ’70
Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
2002 Sanford Weill
Chairman and CEO, Citigroup, Inc.
2001 Jacques Nasser
President and CEO, Ford Motor Company
2000 Philip H. Geier Jr. ’58
Chairman and CEO, The Interpublic Group
of Companies, Inc.
1999 Meyer Feldberg ’65
Dean, Columbia Business School
1998 Lionel I. Pincus ’56
Chairman and CEO, E. M. Warburg, Pincus & Co.
1997 Benjamin M. Rosen ’61
Chairman, Compaq Computer Corporation
1996 Allen Questrom
Chairman and CEO, Federated Department Stores
1995 Robert E. Allen
Chairman and CEO, AT&T
1994 Lawrence A. Bossidy
Chairman and CEO, AlliedSignal Inc.
1993 P. Roy Vagelos MD
Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.
1992 Robert A. Pritzker
President and CEO, The Marmon Group
1991 H. Ross Perot
Chairman, Perot Systems Corporation
1990 David J. Sainsbury ’71
Deputy Chairman, J Sainsbury plc
1989 Charles E. Exley Jr. ’54
Retired Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation
1988 Henry R. Kravis ’69
Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
1987 John L. Weinberg
Senior Partner and Chairman of the Management
Committee, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
1986 Roger B. Smith
Chairman, General Motors Corporation
1985 Walter B. Wriston
Former Chairman, Citicorp/Citibank
1984 Roger E. Birk
Chairman, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
1983 Frank R. Lautenberg BS ’49
US Senator, The State of New Jersey
Former Chairman, Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
1982 William E. Simon
Chairman, Wesray Corporation
1981 Thomas A. Murphy
Former Chairman, General Motors Corporation
1980 Malcolm S. Forbes
President and Editor in Chief, Forbes Magazine
1979 Charles L. Brown
Chairman, AT&T
1978 Rawleigh Warner Jr.
Chairman, Mobil Corporation
1977 Courtney C. Brown
Dean Emeritus, Columbia Business School

Lifetime Achievement Award

2010 Washington Z. SyCip MS ’43
Founder, The SGV Group
1993 P. Roy Vagelos MD
Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.
1989 W. Edwards Deming

DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP IN GOVERNMENT AWARD

2012 Janet L. Yellen
Vice Chair of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
2011 Mitchell E. Daniels Jr.
Governor, The State of Indiana
2010 Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State, United States of America
2009 Cory A. Booker
Mayor, The City of Newark
2008 Ben S. Bernanke
Chairman of the Board of Governors,
Federal Reserve System
2007 Joel I. Klein
Chancellor, New York City Department of Education
2006 Robert B. Zoellick
Deputy Secretary of State,
United States of America
2005 Frank R. Lautenberg BS ’49
US Senator, The State of New Jersey
2003 John Whitehead
Chairman, Lower Manhattan Development
Corporation
2002 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Professor, Columbia Business School
2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics
Former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
Former Chief Economist, World Bank
2001 Rudolph W. Giuliani
Mayor, The City of New York
2000 Lawrence H. Summers
Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America
1999 Charles Schumer
US Senator, The State of New York
1998 William J. McDonough
President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank
of New York
1997 George E. Pataki
Governor, The State of New York
1996 Robert E. Rubin
Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America
1995 Christine Todd Whitman
Governor, The State of New Jersey
1994 Sam Nunn
US Senator, The State of Georgia
1993 Richard B. Cheney
Former Secretary of Defense,
United States of America
1992 L. William Seidman
Former Chairman, Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation
1991 Alan C. Greenspan
Chairman of the Board of Governors,
Federal Reserve System
1990 Richard G. Darman
Director, Office of Management and Budget
1989 E. Gerald Corrigan
President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
1988 Thomas H. Kean
Governor, The State of New Jersey
1987 Robert J. Dole
US Senator, The State of Kansas
1986 Paul A. Volcker
Chairman of the Board of Governors,
Federal Reserve System
1985 Mario M. Cuomo
Governor, The State of New York
1984 Edward I. Koch
Mayor, The City of New York
1983 Alden W. Clausen
President, World Bank
1982 Drew Lewis
Secretary of Transportation,
United States of America
1981 George H. W. Bush
Vice President, United States of America
1980 Daniel Patrick Moynihan
US Senator, The State of New York
1979 G. William Miller
Chairman of the Board of Governors,
Federal Reserve System
1978 Robert S. Strauss
President’s Special Ambassador for
Trade Negotiations, United States of America
1977 Arthur F. Burns
Former Chairman of the Board of Governors,
Federal Reserve System

Professor Emeritus, Columbia University

Tribute

2004 Meyer Feldberg ’65
Dean, Columbia Business School

Millennium Award

2000 Stephen M. Case
Chairman and CEO, America Online, Inc.