The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. - Shareholder/Analyst Call

McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP)

April 25, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Harold Whittlesey McGraw - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee

Kenneth M. Vittor - Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Unknown Executive -

John Berisford - Executive Vice President of Human Resources

D. Edward Smyth - Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Executive Assistant to the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to The McGraw-Hill Companies 2012 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The meeting is being conducted at McGraw-Hill's international headquarters in New York City. At this time, I would like to inform you that the call is being recorded for broadcast [Operator Instructions] This call is also being webcast from The McGraw-Hill Companies' website and will be available for replay about 2 hours after this meeting ends both by phone and on the web.

To do that, go to the company's homepage at www.mcgraw-hill.com, and click on the link for the Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

Harold Whittlesey McGraw

Thank you, and for being with us today. I would like to introduce you to the gentleman at the table on my right. That's Ken Vittor. He's the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the corporation, and Ken joined McGraw-Hill in 1981, and he’s served as our General Counsel for the last 17 years.

Now it's my pleasure to introduce our Board of Directors. We have a world-class board, whose dedication, expertise and leadership are a tremendous sense of pride to the corporation, and I would kindly ask each of our directors to stand as I say their names and remain standing. And please, if you would, hold your applause until all of them are introduced.

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