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Even Pearson accepts that it is too early to call a turning point in US higher education. The company is being reshaped. There is a perception that the rot started on the departure of Mr Fallon's predecessor, Dame Marjorie Scardino, at the end of 2012. That's not entirely fair; the price climbed thereafter, ...
Then, under Marjorie Scardino it transformed itself into an education company, flogging pricey textbooks to schools and universities. Along came the digital revolution and, as in so many other media-ish business, margins took a powder, something Pearson is still struggling with today. Send for Accenture ...

This admission deals a blow to the vision that CEO John Fallon, and his predecessor Marjorie Scardino, held for transforming Pearson into a digital empire. The statement adds that "the future focus in [U.S.] K-12" will be Pearson's virtual schools business (Connections education), digital assessments, and ...
Trickier to explain, however, is Fallon's relative confidence only three months ago. Last October, when revenues from higher education courseware material were running at minus 13% at the nine-month stage, Pearson spoke of "improving trends". In the event, revenues plunged 30% in the final quarter of ...
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. Introducing mandatory annual maths and reading tests, plus a massive increase in the federal education budget, went a long way to validating the ...
twitter has announced the appointment of its first female board member, Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of media company Pearson. The appointment is effective immediately. She's also joining the audit committee, where she replaces David Rosenblatt. "There couldn't be a more exciting time in ...

Marjorie Scardino, the chief executive of the global educational and media conglomerate Pearson and one of Britain's highest-ranking female executives, will step down after nearly 16 years, the company said Wednesday. John Fallon, currently chief executive of Pearson's international education division, ...
Following the company's repositioning under Marjorie Scardino, which saw Pearson retract from UK media ownership (having formerly owned ...
Even Pearson accepts that it is too early to call a turning point in US higher education. The company is being reshaped. There is a perception that the rot started on the departure of Mr Fallon's predecessor, Dame Marjorie Scardino, at the end of 2012. That's not entirely fair; the price climbed thereafter, ...
Then, under Marjorie Scardino it transformed itself into an education company, flogging pricey textbooks to schools and universities.
Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash ... workforce, since he took over from Dame Marjorie Scardino in 2013 .
This admission deals a blow to the vision that CEO John Fallon, and his predecessor Marjorie Scardino, held for transforming Pearson into a ...
Pearson plans to sell its Penguin Random House stake as shares plunged .... took over running the company from Marjorie Scardino in 2013.
Last October, when revenues from higher education courseware material were running at minus 13% at the nine-month stage, Pearson spoke ...
Dame Marjorie Scardino was cock-a-hoop when US President George W Bush unveiled his "No Child Left Behind" initiative within days of ...
twitter has announced the appointment of its first female board member, Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of media company Pearson.
When she took the helm of Pearson in 1997, she was the first woman to become chief executive of a FTSE 100 company and found herself the ...

Dame Marjorie Scardino, the first woman to head a FTSE 100 company, is to step down as chief executive of publishing firm Pearson. She will ...
Then, under Marjorie Scardino it transformed itself into an education company, flogging pricey textbooks to schools and universities.
Then, under Marjorie Scardino it transformed itself into an education company, flogging pricey textbooks to schools and universities.
Fallon werkt sinds 1997 bij Pearson en verving in 2013 Marjorie Scardino als CEO. Hij studeerde economie, politicologie en sociologie aan de ...
Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash ... workforce, since he took over from Dame Marjorie Scardino in 2013 .
Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash ... workforce, since he took over from Dame Marjorie Scardino in 2013 .
This admission deals a blow to the vision that CEO John Fallon, and his predecessor Marjorie Scardino, held for transforming Pearson into a ...
John Fallon says he will use his bonus to buy Pearson shares. ... warnings since taking over as chief executive from Marjorie Scardino in 2013, ...
Pearson plans to sell its Penguin Random House stake as shares plunged .... took over running the company from Marjorie Scardino in 2013.
Last October, when revenues from higher education courseware material were running at minus 13% at the nine-month stage, Pearson spoke ...
Dame Marjorie Scardino was cock-a-hoop when US President George W Bush unveiled his "No Child Left Behind" initiative within days of ...
"Content has been king," Marjorie Scardino, Pearson's top executive, said at the time. "But now we'll have the ability to put content and applications together and ...
Now Pearson's stars had aligned. "Content has been king," Marjorie Scardino, Pearson's top executive, said at the time. "But now we'll have the ability to put ...
Pearson says market conditions continue to be tough, particularly in higher ... Fallon's predecessor Marjorie Scardino, who had tidied up ...
twitter has announced the appointment of its first female board member, Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of media company Pearson.
Marjorie Scardino, the chief executive of the global educational and media conglomerate Pearson and one of Britain's highest-ranking female ...
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.


 

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