Business Roundtable to Announce Fourth Quarter CEO Economic Outlook Survey Results

  Business Roundtable to Announce Fourth Quarter CEO Economic Outlook Survey

CEOs of Leading U.S. Companies to Provide Economic Outlook for Next Six Months

Business Roundtable:

          Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of leading U.S.
WHAT:     companies, will release the results of its latest CEO Economic
          Outlook Survey, providing the CEOs’ outlook on economic conditions
          for the next six months.

          Conducted quarterly since the fourth quarter of 2002, Business
          Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey is the leading CEO-based
          survey of capital spending, employment and revenue plans.

          Jim McNerney, Chairman of Business Roundtable and Chairman,
          President and CEO of The Boeing Company, will share the results with
          reporters via teleconference. He will be joined by John Engler,
          President of Business Roundtable.

WHO:      W. James McNerney                  John Engler
          Chairman, Business Roundtable      President, Business Roundtable
          Chairman, President and CEO, The
          Boeing Company

WHEN:     Wednesday, December 14, 2011
          11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

WHERE:    To dial into the teleconference briefing:
          Dial-in telephone number: 888-790-2056
          Host: Business Roundtable

          Callers will be asked for their name and media outlet before they
          are admitted to the call. If you encounter any problems, please call
          (202) 436-6314.

FORMAT:   Mr. McNerney will provide a brief overview of the survey results and
          then respond to questions.

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  14 million employees. BRT member companies comprise nearly a third of the
    total value of the U.S. stock market and invest more than $150 billion
  annually in research and development – nearly half of all private U.S. R&D
  spending. Our companies pay $163 billion in dividends to shareholders and
    generate an estimated $420 billion in sales for small and medium-sized
                             businesses annually.

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