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PEARSON PLC

(PSON)
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05/24Goldman Sachs Cuts Pearson's PT, Reiterates Buy Rating
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05/13European ADRs Move Higher in Friday Trading
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05/06Pearson Appoints Sulaekha "Sue" Kolloru as Chief Strategy Officer
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Business Summary
Logo Pearson plc
Pearson plc specializes in books publishing, namely educational books, higher education books and professional training books. The group also offers educational evaluation services and on-line teaching service.

Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: the United Kingdom (10.4%), Europe (7.3%), United States (63.7%), Asia/Pacific (10.4%), Canada (3.2%) and other (5%).

Number of employees : 21 350 people.
Sales per Business
2021
Assessment & Qualifications1 204.0035.1%
Higher Education849.0024.8%
Virtual Learning713.0020.8%
Strategic Review252.007.4%
English Language Learning238.006.9%
Workforce Skills172.005%
GBP in Million
Sales per region
20202021Delta
United States2 335.0068.7%2 182.0063.7% -6.55%
Asia Pacific251.007.4%359.0010.5% +43.03%
United Kingdom319.009.4%355.0010.4% +11.29%
Other European Countries216.006.4%249.007.3% +15.28%
Other Countries185.005.4%172.005% -7.03%
Canada91.002.7%111.003.2% +21.98%
GBP in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Andrew Bird Chief Executive Officer & Non-Executive Director 57 2020
Sally Johnson Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director 47 2020
Marykay Wells Chief Information Officer 58 2022
Joanne Russell Senior VP-Investor Relations & Corporate - -
Graeme Stuart Baldwin Secretary, Senior VP & General Counsel 46 2020
Lynne Frank Chief Marketing Officer 54 2020
Tim Bozik Chief Product Officer & President-Higher Education 59 2021
Albert Hitchcock Head-Telecom & Technology Partnerships 55 -
Giovanni Giovannelli, Dr. President-English Language Learning 48 2014
Satish Menon, Dr. Chief Technology Officer-Product Platforms 63 2019
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Omid Kordestani Non-Executive Chairman 57 2022
Linda Koch Lorimer Independent Non-Executive Director 69 2013
Tim Score Deputy Chairman 61 2022
Lincoln Wallen, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 61 2016
Graeme Pitkethly Independent Non-Executive Director 54 2019
Sherry Leigh Coutu Independent Non-Executive Director 56 2019
Annette Thomas, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 55 2021
Esther Lee Independent Non-Executive Director 62 2022
Sally Johnson Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director 47 2020
Andrew Bird Chief Executive Officer & Non-Executive Director 57 2020
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 749,932,515 741,983,152 98.9% 1,571,000 0.2% 98.9%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Cevian Capital AB 81,594,120 10.9%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. 55,933,649 7.47%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. 46,174,730 6.17%
Silchester International Investors LLP 45,590,975 6.09%
Lindsell Train Ltd. 36,743,604 4.91%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 35,154,598 4.70%
Artemis Investment Management LLP 33,341,689 4.46%
RWC Asset Management LLP 27,224,888 3.64%
Lia Advisory (Malta) Ltd. 24,431,000 3.26%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 21,394,480 2.86%
Markets and indexes
- Main Market
- FTSE 100 / FTSE 350, FTSE All-Share, STOXX Europe 600
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  PSON:LN
- Reuters Code :  PSON.L
- Datastream Code :  
Company contact information
Pearson plc
80 Strand
WC2R 0RL London

Phone : +44 (0)20 7010 2000
Fax : +44 (0)20 7010 6060
web site : http://www.pearson.com
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