REL: Reed Elsevier: Appointment of Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman

  REL: Reed Elsevier: Appointment of Senior Independent Director and
  Remuneration Committee Chairman

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                                                     7am (BST)

                                                                 24 April 2013

Reed Elsevier today announced changes to its Senior Independent Director and
Remuneration Committee Chairman.

Lisa Hook has been appointed Senior Independent Director with immediate
effect. Ms Hook has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Reed Elsevier NV
and a Non-Executive Director of Reed Elsevier PLC since 2006. She is a member
of the Remuneration Committee, Nominations Committee and Corporate Governance
Committee.

Dr Wolfhart Hauser will be appointed Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
following the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of Reed Elsevier PLC to
be held on 25 April 2013, subject to his election as a Director at that
meeting and at the Annual General Meeting of Reed Elsevier NV to be held
today.

Notes to editors

About Reed Elsevier Group plc

Reed Elsevier Group plc is a world leading provider of professional
information solutions. The group employs approximately 30,000 people of whom
half are in North America. Reed Elsevier Group PLC is owned equally by two
parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV; the combined market
capitalisation of the two parent companies is approximately £17bn/€19bn. Their
shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using
the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and
ENL.

          Issued on behalf of Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV

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