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In one, then-Pearson Chief Executive Marjorie Scardino poured on the flattery to Deasy: "My mind was racing all weekend, and I was so impressed by your intelligent and committed and brave hold on the moving parts of the opportunity[.
In the case of the once-vaunted publishing plc Pearson the story of decline has so far been set out in five 'warning' chapters.
In the case of the once-vaunted publishing plc Pearson the story of decline has so far been set out in five 'warning' chapters.
In the case of the once-vaunted publishing plc Pearson the story of decline has so far been set out in five 'warning' chapters.
You have to worry for the future of Pearson. Chief executive John Fallon is one of those unfortunate bosses to succeed a life force in the shape of Dame Marjorie Scardino. He is now paying the price of pursuing her strategy. She tidied Pearson up and ...
"The one saving grace, the dividend, is now at significant risk. As, we suspect, is the chief executive's tenure." Pearson has issued five profit warnings in the four years since Fallon took over running the company from Marjorie Scardino in 2013. He ...
For a start, education spending looks to be less of a priority for incoming president Donald Trump than it was for George W Bush when former chief executive Dame Marjorie Scardino decided to focus the company on education. Secondly, a booming economy ...
Dame Marjorie Scardino was cock-a-hoop when US President George W Bush unveiled his "No Child Left Behind" initiative within days of taking office in 2001.
However, when John Fallon took over as chief executive from Marjorie Scardino he scrapped the deal and has since sold the Financial Times and Pearson's 50% stake in the publisher of the Economist. In 2015, Ascential announced it was "retiring" the ...
The company's Common Core experience is a far cry from what Pearson's previous chief, Marjorie Scardino, envisioned.
The company's Common Core experience is a far cry from what Pearson's previous chief, Marjorie Scardino, envisioned.
Fallon's predecessor Marjorie Scardino, who had tidied up Pearson's sprawling conglomerate by selling assets including Madame Tussauds and Alton Towers theme park, tenaciously defended the ownership of the FT, memorably declaring she would sell ...
Fallon's predecessor Marjorie Scardino, who had tidied up Pearson's sprawling conglomerate by selling assets including Madame Tussauds and Alton Towers theme park, tenaciously defended the ownership of the FT, memorably declaring she would sell ...
Concerns focus on whether PSO can return to growth under recent education reforms and the digitalization of textbooks. The macro environment, however, is shifting in PSO's favor, which could reverse attrition at the top line.
Female bosses have certainly evolved since wholesome, buttoned-up Pearson chief Dame Marjorie Scardino, 69, pierced the glass ceiling.
Given the surprise over Fairhead's departure, which will only happen once the trust itself is wound up early next year, few names have emerged as favourites for the job.
Rona Fairhead, who became chair of BBC governing body the BBC Trust in August 2014, has opted not to stand for re-appointment. Until today, she wouldn't have had to.
Unfortunately, international media and education company Pearson (LSE: PSON) hasn't been successful lately, its share price falling 36% in the past three years.
... after his predecessor Marjorie Scardino's ill-fated acquisition splurge, but the turnaround will take time, even if it does succeed.
Fox, co-founder and managing director of lastminute.com, was only the second woman to be appointed to twitter's board. The first was Marjorie Scardino, former CEO of Pearson, who was appointed in 2013. Johnston is Vice Chairman and Chief Financial ...
They'll be working alongside another female veteran of the UK media scene: ex-Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino. twitter's board now boasts four male and three female non-execs.
A QZ.com story published recently actually charts the number of tweets sent by each of twitter's 11 board members. Hugh Johnson came in at the bottom, with 15 tweets, followed by former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino at 15. Dorsey, meanwhile, topped ...
Photos and links included with tweets soon won't count against a tweet's 140-character limit, a source tells Bloomberg. The change could happen within the next two weeks.
When former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino joined the board in December 2013, she had tweeted just once. (She's tweeted 21 times since then).
Wood has joined a pretty formidable cohort - past winners include former Pearson boss Marjorie Scardino and easyJet chief exec Carolyn McCall.
... later this year as chair of the Scott Trust, the ultimate owner of the Guardian and the Observer. Last year's winner was Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of the Economist and Pearson, which during her tenure was the owner of the Financial ...
London (Alliance News) - PureTech Health PLC Tuesday said Non-Executive Director Marjorie Scardino bought 5,000 shares at 135 pence each on Friday.
Pearson bought GlobalEnglish in 2012 when the company was run by Mr Fallon's predecessor, Dame Marjorie Scardino. At the time of the acquisition, GlobalEnglish counted companies including GE and Unilever among its clients. It is unclear why Pearson ...
... expresidenta del FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), exconsejera de Banco Santander y actualmente rectora de Washington College; Mike Rhodin , director general de IBM Watson; Marjorie Scardino , exconsejera delegada del Grupo Pearson ...
Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho (to use her proper title) is at least an improvement on other twitter non-execs in that she actually uses the service - she has Tweeted 17,000 times to her 194,000 followers.
After inviting the former CEO of Pearson, Marjorie Scardino, onto its board in 2013 yesterday Baroness Martha Lane-Fox became the second woman to join the 10-person group.
Elsewhere the company also made several high profile appointments, including adding the former Chief Executive Officer of Sanofi SA Chris Viehbacher, and former Chief Executive Officer of Pearson PLC, Marjorie Scardino, to its board. "We further ...
Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of London-based publisher Pearson Plc, is also a member. Bloomberg Reports. Banco Santander is estimated to report earnings on 04/26/2016.
Pearson splashed out more than $4.2 billion on education companies within a six-year period from 2007 onwards, mostly under the leadership of Marjorie Scardino. The wisdom of those deals can be demonstrated by the varying fortunes of the companies on ...
Mostly under the stewardship of Marjorie Scardino, FTSE-listed Pearson ran up a pile of debt after splashing out more than $4.2bn to pay for acquisitions over a six-year period from 2007 onwards.
Pearson splashed out more than $4.2bn on education companies within a six-year period from 2007 onwards, mostly under the leadership of Marjorie Scardino. In just one week in 2007 there was the $950m purchase of US-based education group Harcourt ...
The plan could be the last throw of the dice for Fallon, who has issued a series of profit warnings since he took over in 2013, in contrast to the steady growth delivered by his predecessor Marjorie Scardino during her 16 years in charge. "I am very ...
Pearson splashed out more than $4.2 billion on education companies within a six-year period from 2007 onwards, mostly under the leadership of Marjorie Scardino. The wisdom of those deals can be demonstrated by the varying fortunes of the companies on ...
Pearson splashed out more than $4.2 billion on education companies within a six-year period from 2007 onwards, mostly under the leadership of Marjorie Scardino. The wisdom of those deals can be demonstrated by the varying fortunes of the companies on ...
Mostly under the stewardship of Marjorie Scardino, FTSE-listed Pearson ran up a pile of debt after splashing out more than $4.2bn to pay for acquisitions over a six-year period from 2007 onwards.
Pearson splashed out more than $4.2bn on education companies within a six-year period from 2007 onwards, mostly under the leadership of Marjorie Scardino. In just one week in 2007 there was the $950m purchase of US-based education group Harcourt ...
The plan could be the last throw of the dice for Fallon, who has issued a series of profit warnings since he took over in 2013, in contrast to the steady growth delivered by his predecessor Marjorie Scardino during her 16 years in charge. "I am very ...
At the time, Pearson was headed by CEO Marjorie Scardino, a former journalist who had said she would never sell the FT.
In 2009, The Bookseller's inaugural century included names such as Gerry Johnson, Katie Price, Luke Johnson and Dame Marjorie Scardino. There were 28 women, and three people of colour. Along with Price, six other authors were selected: J K Rowling ...
So how come Pearson, the 171-year-old British educational publishing giant, is in such a funk? Betting (almost) everything on growth in the US education market looked a good idea 10 years ago, when Dame Marjorie Scardino was busy leading Pearson to ...


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