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Pearson plc (PSO)

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Pearson plc
80 Strand
London, WC2R 0RL
United Kingdom - Map
Phone: 44 20 7010 2000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Publishing - Books
Full Time Employees:41,964

Business Summary 

Pearson plc operates as a media and education company in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through North American Education, International Education, Professional, and FT Group segments. The company provides a range of products and services, such as curriculum textbooks and other learning materials; student assessments and testing services; and education technologies for educators and students from early education through elementary, middle and high schools, and higher education. It also publishes educational materials in local languages; English language teaching materials for children and adults; and online learning products, as well as offers testing, assessment, and qualification services. In addition, the company is involved in publishing, training, testing, and certification for professionals; publishes computer, information technology, and business titles; and offers electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards providing a suite of services from test development to test delivery and data management. Further, it offers a range of data, analysis, and services through various print, digital, and mobile channels to business people and financial institutions. The company publishes The Financial Times, an international daily business newspaper with five editions in the U.K., Continental Europe, the U.S., Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East; and operates, which sells content and advertising online, as well as publishes information on the retail, personal, and institutional finance industries. Additionally, it owns and operates schools. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Mr. John Fallon , 52
Chief Exec. Officer, Director, Member of Nomination Committee and Chief Exec. of International Education
Mr. Robin Freestone , 55
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Director
Mr. William T. Ethridge , 62
Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock , 48
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Robert Dancy ,
Gen. Counsel
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.