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David W. Binet to Join Thomson Reuters Board of Directors
New York, NY US, November 29, 2012 /FSC/ - Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI - TSX, TRI
- New York), the world's leading source of intelligent information for
businesses and professionals, today announced that David W. Binet of Toronto,
Canada will become a director of the Corporation, effective January 1, 2013.
The Woodbridge Company Limited today announced that Mr. Binet would become
President of Woodbridge effective January 1, 2013, succeeding W. Geoffrey
Beattie. Mr. Beattie will continue in his current role as Deputy Chairman of
"Thomson Reuters is extremely fortunate to have David Binet join the Board of
Directors," said David Thomson, chairman of Thomson Reuters. "His experience
working closely with the company for many years positions David well to provide
valuable counsel moving forward."
Mr. Binet is currently Chief Operating Officer of Woodbridge, the principal
shareholder of Thomson Reuters and the investment holding company of the Thomson
family of Canada. Mr. Binet has held senior positions with Woodbridge for the
past 14 years. Prior to joining Woodbridge, David was a partner at the Canadian
law firm Torys LLP where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and
David is a member of the board of directors of The Globe and Mail, Canada's
national newspaper. He also serves on the boards of a number of companies which
Woodbridge controls. David is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National
Ballet of Canada and a director of Canada's National Ballet School.
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for
businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative
technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the
financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science
and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With
headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota,
Thomson Reuters employs more than 60,000 people and operates in over 100
countries. For more information, go to http://thomsonreuters.com.
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