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    Pearson plc (PSON.L)

    829.00 Down 5.50(0.66%) Nov 27, 11:35AM EST
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    Pearson plc
    80 Strand
    London, WC2R 0RL
    United Kingdom - Map
    Phone: 44 20 7010 2000
    Fax: 44 20 7010 6060
    Website: http://www.pearson.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Publishing - Newspapers
    Full Time Employees:40,534

    Business Summary 

    Pearson plc, a learning company, provides learning materials, technologies, assessments, and services for teachers and students worldwide. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core segments. The company offers early learning solutions that help educators and families to teach fundamental math and literacy skills; elementary and secondary imprints publish leading school programs in reading, literature, math, science, and social studies; digital instructional solutions for pre K-12, such as enVisionMATH and Miller-Levine Biology; learning, talent, and clinical assessment services; primary and secondary education services; and academic and vocational qualification services. It also provides higher education services comprising content and curriculum solutions; workforce education products; flexible workforce development solutions; data, analytics, and adaptive learning services; efficacy research services; and English learning with vocational teaching in engineering, IT, architecture, and health sectors. In addition, the company’s Financial Times (FT) group provides essential news, comment, data, and analysis to professionals. The FT group includes the FT newspaper and FT.com, Financial Publishing, FT Chinese, FT Labs, Medley Global Advisors, and the New York Institute of Finance. Further, the company offers computer based testing and assessment services; and English language learning solutions, including centre-based learning for consumers, online business English learning solutions, and institutional English language publications. The company was formerly known as S. Pearson & Son plc and changed its name to Pearson plc in June 1984. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. John Fallon , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer, Director and Chief Exec. of International Education Bus.es
    Mr. Coram Williams , 41
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Director
    Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock , 49
    Chief Information Officer
    Mr. Robert Dancy ,
    Gen. Counsel
    Ms. Melinda Wolfe ,
    Chief HR Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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 GBp.