Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

June 22, 2014

Contact: 202-521-3850

Email: info@mcc.gov

MCC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to Meet Business Leaders in Johannesburg

Dana J. Hyde will make her first trip abroad as the new CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

On her way to Namibia and Cabo Verde, Hyde will make a one-day stop in South Africa.

In Johannesburg, Hyde will meet with business leaders from companies focusing on investments in energy, infrastructure and technology.

The CEO will have press availability in Johannesburg on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Members of the media interested in covering activities during the trip should contact Press Secretary John R. Gagain, Jr. at 202-375-0778 or gagainjr [ at ] mcc.gov.

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