NEW YORK, March 29, 2010 -The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced the appointment of Keith Fox as president of McGraw-Hill Construction, the leading provider of design and construction information and intelligence in North America. Mr. Fox, 45, most recently was president of BusinessWeek.
"Keith brings strong leadership and operational experience to this role, as well as a proven track record in innovation and product development,” said Harold McGraw III, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
“With deep experience in business information, Keith will work with the management team to enhance McGraw-Hill Construction’s leadership in providing information, marketing services and analytics to the construction industry and to accelerate our growth in the emerging areas of sustainability, renovation and technology-enabled design and construction,” said Glenn S. Goldberg, president of McGraw-Hill Information & Media.
Mr. Fox served as president of BusinessWeek from 2007 until its sale in December 2009. Under his leadership, BusinessWeek expanded the global audience and accelerated its digital transformation. With the launch of the Business Exchange, BusinessWeek successfully entered social networking media and was awarded Best Digital Launch by MIN. Prior to leading BusinessWeek, Mr. Fox was president of McGraw-Hill Professional, where he helped substantially improve performance through the successful launch of several new products and the creation of new digital businesses.
Mr. Fox joined the Corporation in 2000 as senior vice president of Marketing and Business Development for BusinessWeek. Prior to joining The McGraw-Hill Companies, Mr. Fox was vice president of new media at the Reader's Digest Association, where he launched gifts.com and readersdigest.com. He has held positions at Unilever and Booz Allen Hamilton.Mr. Fox holds a bachelor's degree in history from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University.
About McGraw-Hill Construction
McGraw-Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the construction industry. For more than a century, it has remained North America’s leading provider of project and product information, plans and specifications, and industry news, trends and forecasts. McGraw-Hill Construction serves more than one million customers in the $5.6 trillion global construction industry through Dodge, Sweets, Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record, GreenSource, and 10 regional publications. To learn more, visit www.construction.com or follow @mhconstruction on Twitter.
About The McGraw-Hill Companies
Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, Capital IQ, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2009 were $5.95 billion. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/.
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