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Harold McGraw III
Chairman of the Board and former President & CEO
McGraw Hill Financial

Harold McGraw III, age 66, has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Company since his retirement from the Company on November 1, 2013. Prior to his retirement, he was the Company’s Chairman of the Board since 2000 and President and Chief Executive Officer since 1998. Prior to that, Mr. McGraw had been President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since 1993. He was Executive Vice President, Operations, of the Company from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was President of the McGraw-Hill Financial Services Company, President of the McGraw-Hill Publications Company, Publisher of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and Vice President, Corporate Planning. Before joining the Company in 1980, he held financial positions at the GTE Corporation. Mr. McGraw serves on the Boards of Directors of Phillips 66 and United Technologies Corporation. He is Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Emergency Committee for American Trade (ECAT) and U.S. Council for International Business, and a member of The White House convened US-India CEO Forum. He is also Chairman of The U.S. Trade Representative’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN), as well as a member of the Business Council. He was Chairman of Business Roundtable from 2005 to 2009. He serves on the Boards of Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Council for Economic Education, Carnegie Hall, The New York Public Library, National Organization on Disability, and Asia Society. Mr. McGraw has served as a Director of the Company since 1987 and is Chair of the Executive Committee. (a)

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
As President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1998 until his retirement on November 1, 2013, and through the many other positions Mr. McGraw has held with the Company since joining in 1980, Mr. McGraw has substantial financial services, capital markets, finance, accounting, sales and marketing experience, and broad international business exposure. This experience enables Mr. McGraw to provide the Company with effective leadership in the conduct of its business as a leading financial intelligence company serving the financial services, business information, and global capital and commodity markets. As former Chairman and member of Business Roundtable, Chairman of the Emergency Committee for American Trade (ECAT) and U.S. Council for International Business, Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the U.S. Trade Representative’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN), member of Boards for the U.S.-China Business Council and the U.S.-India Business Council and a member of the Business Council, Mr. McGraw has extensive government regulation and public policy experience which is extremely valuable to the Company in the conduct of its complex global business.

(a) Messrs. Harold McGraw III and Robert P. McGraw are brothers.

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