People: Pearson PLC (PSO)

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31 Aug 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Glen Moreno

71 2005 Chairman of the Board

John Fallon

53 2013 Chief Executive officer, Executive Director

Coram Williams

41 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Tom Waldron

2014 Vice President, Investor Relations

Robin Freestone

56 2015 Executive Director

Philip Hoffman

2014 Chief corporate finance & strategic development officer, Company Secretary

Tim Score

54 2015 Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth Corley

59 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Vivienne Cox

56 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Joshua Lewis

52 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Linda Lorimer

62 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Harish Manwani

62 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Glen Moreno

Mr. Glen R. Moreno is Chairman of the Board of Pearson Plc. He has more than four decades of experience in business and finance, and is currently non-executive director and chairman designate of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc and non-executive director of Fidelity International Limited. He is also a senior adviser to HSBC and chairman of the Global Leadership and Technology Exchange leadership board. Previously, Glen was deputy chairman of The Financial Reporting Council Limited in the UK, deputy chairman and senior independent director at Lloyds Banking Group plc, senior independent director of Man Group plc and acting chairman of UK Financial Investments Limited, the company set up by HM Treasury to manage the government’s shareholdings in UK banks.

John Fallon

Mr. John Fallon is Chief Executive officer, Executive Director of Pearson PLC. since 2008 he had been responsible for the company’s education businesses outside North America, and a member of the Pearson management committee. He joined Pearson in 1997 as director of communications and was appointed president of Pearson Inc., a role he combined with his communications responsibilities, in 2000. In 2003, he was appointed CEO of Pearson’s educational publishing businesses for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMA) and gradually took on a broader international education brief. Prior to joining Pearson, John was director of corporate affairs at Powergen plc, where he was also a member of the company’s executive committee. Earlier in his career, John held senior public policy and communications roles in UK local government. He is an advisory board member of the Global Business Coalition for Education.

Coram Williams

Mr. Coram Williams has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective August 1st, 2015. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer - Designate from July 1st 2015 to August 01, 2015. He is currently chief financial officer of Penguin Random House, and was formerly CFO of the Penguin Group. He was appointed to that position in April 2008, after working as Head of Financial Planning and Analysis for Pearson since September 2005. Coram was previously Finance and Operations Director for Pearson Education's English Language Teaching business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (ELT EMA), responsible for the finances of two UK divisions, four operating companies, and two regional offices across that area. During this time, he also served as Interim President of Pearson Education Italia. Prior to this, his first role in Pearson PLC was Financial Strategy and Planning Manager for Pearson Education UK. Coram began his professional career at Autocar, a British motoring magazine, as a news reporter and road tester. He then joined Arthur Andersen; this move led to positions of increasing responsibility for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and Arthur Andersen Worldwide. A graduate of Christ Church, Oxford, Coram also holds an MBA from London Business School.

Tom Waldron

Robin Freestone

Mr. Robin Freestone is no longer Executive Director of Pearson PLC, effective 31, December 2015 (end of 2015). He is no longer Chief Financial Officer effective August 1st, 2015. His experience in management and accounting includes a previous role as group financial controller of Amersham plc (now part of General Electric) and senior financial positions with ICI plc, Zeneca and Henkel UK. He joined Pearson in 2004 as deputy chief financial officer and became chief financial officer in June 2006. Robin qualified as a chartered accountant with Touche Ross (now Deloitte), and is currently a non-executive director and founder shareholder of eChem Limited. Robin sits on the Advisory Group of the ICAEW’s Financial Reporting Faculty and is chairman of The Hundred Group of Finance Directors. He also sits on the CBI’s Economic Growth Board.

Philip Hoffman

Tim Score

Mr. Tim Score is Non-Executive Director of the company. He has been chief financial officer of ARM Holdings plc, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, for 13 years, with extensive experience of the technology sector and in both developed and emerging markets, particularly China. He is an experienced non-executive director and currently sits on the board of The British Land Company plc. He served on the board of National Express Group plc from 2005 to 2014, including time as interim chairman and six years as the senior independent director. Earlier in his career Tim held senior finance roles with Rebus Group, William Baird, BTR plc and others.

Elizabeth Corley

Ms. Elizabeth Corley has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Pearson PLC, effective from May 1, 2014. She is chief executive officer of Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading investment organisations. She was previously at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Coopers & Lybrand. Elizabeth is a member of the board of the Investment Association, a member of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s stakeholder group, an advisory council member of TheCityUK and is non-executive director of the Financial Reporting Council in the UK. She is also a member of the management committee of the Forum of European Asset Managers, a member of the CFA Future of Finance Council and a member of the Committee of 200. Elizabeth was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours, for services to the financial sector. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an accomplished crime fiction author.

Vivienne Cox

Ms. Vivienne Cox is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. She has wide experience in energy, natural resources and business innovation. She worked for BP plc for 28 years, in Britain and Continental Europe, in posts including executive vice president and chief executive of BP’s gas, power and renewables business and its alternative energy unit. She is nonexecutive director of Stena International and of energy company BG Group plc, and chairman of the supervisory board of Vallourec, which supplies tubular systems for the energy industry. She is also lead independent director at the UK Department for International Development. Vivienne is a commissioner of the Airports Commission, which was set up by the UK government to examine any requirements for additional UK airport capacity.

Joshua Lewis

Mr. Joshua Lewis is Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. His experience spans finance, education and the development of digital enterprises. He is the founder of Salmon River Capital LLC, a New York-based private equity/venture capital firm focused on technology-enabled businesses in education, financial services and other sectors. Over a 25-year career in active, principal investing, he has been involved in a broad range of successful companies, including several pioneering enterprises in the education sector. In addition, he has long been active in the non-profit education sector, with associations including New Leaders, New Classrooms, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is also a nonexecutive director of eVestment and Axioma, both financial data/technology companies, and Parchment, an education credentials management company.

Linda Lorimer

Ms. Linda Koch Lorimer has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Pearson PLC., effective July 1, 2013. She has a deep background in education strategy, administration and public affairs. She is vice president for Global & Strategic Initiatives at Yale University, where her duties include oversight of Yale’s Office of International Affairs and Office of Digital Dissemination. Over a 30-year career in higher education, she has been responsible for many of Yale’s administrative services including the university’s public communications, alumni relations and Office of Sustainability. Previously, Linda served as president of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Virginia, and had earlier worked at Yale in several senior roles including associate provost. She is a non-executive director of Save the Children (US) and was chair of the board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC effective from 1 October 2013. He has an extensive background in emerging markets and senior experience in a successful global organisation. He was previously chief operating officer of consumer products company Unilever, having joined the company in 1976 as a marketing management trainee in India, and held senior management roles around the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited in India, and serves on the boards of Whirlpool Corporation, Qualcomm Inc. and Nielsen N.V. He is also on the board of the Indian School of Business and the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Glen Moreno

500,000

John Fallon

1,895,000

Coram Williams

--

Tom Waldron

--

Robin Freestone

1,162,000

Philip Hoffman

--

Tim Score

--

Elizabeth Corley

--

Vivienne Cox

--

Joshua Lewis

--

Linda Lorimer

--

Harish Manwani

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014
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