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JOHN W. PATTEN APPOINTED PRESIDENT/PUBLISHER OF BUSINESS WEEK GROUP

 JOHN W. PATTEN APPOINTED PRESIDENT/PUBLISHER OF BUSINESS WEEK GROUP
 NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- John W. Patten has been appointed to the newly created position of president/publisher of the Business Week Group of McGraw-Hill, Inc. (NYSE: MHP), it was announced today by Joseph L. Dionne, chairman and chief executive officer.
 In addition to Business Week, Patten continues to be responsible for Business Week Executive Programs and Business Week's foreign language editions.
 Patten joined McGraw-Hill as a trainee in 1954. In 1958, he opened the first regional marketing office in the Rocky Mountain area for McGraw-Hill's Publications Company. He served as regional manager in Denver until 1965, when he was named European director of the Publications Company, based in London. In 1977, he moved to New York as vice president of the Atlantic region, and was named vice president, sales, McGraw-Hill Publications Company, the following year. In 1981, he was named associate publisher of Engineering News-Record.
 Patten became publisher of Aviation Week & Space Technology in 1982 and was appointed vice president and publisher in 1983. He was named publisher of Business Week in 1985 and executive vice president/publisher, Business Week Group, in 1989.
 He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School's Marketing Management Program. He holds an honorary doctoral degree in commercial science from St. John's University and an honorary doctoral degree in humane letters from Westminster College.
 Patten continues to report to Harold W. McGraw III, executive vice president, operations.
 McGraw-Hill, Inc. is one of the world's leading publishing and information services companies. Sales for 1991 were $1.9 billion.
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