Reed Elsevier announces postponement of appointment of David Brennan as non-executive director
18 October 2012
Reed Elsevier today announced that, at Mr David Brennan’s request and by agreement with Reed Elsevier, for personal reasons Mr Brennan’s appointments as a member of the Supervisory Board of Reed Elsevier NV and as a non-executive director of Reed Elsevier PLC, which were approved at the respective Annual General Meetings held on 24 and 25 April 2012 and were to become effective as of 1 November 2012, have been indefinitely postponed. Similarly, his proposed appointment as a non-executive director of Reed Elsevier Group plc will also be indefinitely postponed.
A further announcement will be made in due course.
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