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Pearson plc (PSON.L)

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Pearson plc

80 Strand
London WC2R 0RL
United Kingdom
44 20 7010 2000

IndustryPublishing - Newspapers
Full Time Employees35,700

Key Executives

Mr. John Joseph FallonChief Exec., Chief Exec. of International Education Bus.es and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A55
Mr. Coram WilliamsChief Financial Officer and Exec. Director808kN/A43
Mr. Albert Roger HitchcockChief Technology and Operations OfficerN/AN/A51
Mr. Bjarne Philip TellmannChief Legal Officer and Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kate JamesChief Corp. Affairs and Global Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies for teachers and students worldwide. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core segments. The company offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or via access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services. It also operates schools, colleges, and universities; and English language teaching centers, as well as provides online learning services in partnership with universities and other academic institutions. In addition, the company sells books; delivers and installs off -the-shelf software; and provides services to academic institutions, such as programme development, student acquisition, education technology, and student support services, as well as undertakes contracts to process qualifying tests for individual professions and government departments under multi-year contractual arrangements. It provides its services to governments, educational institutions, corporations, and professional bodies. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Pearson plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.