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Company Overview of Pearson plc

Company Overview

Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies for teachers and students worldwide. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core segments. The company offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or via access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services. It also operates schools, colleges, and universities; and English language teaching centers, as well as provides online learning services in partnership with universities and other academic institutions. In addition, the company sells books; delivers and installs off -the-shelf software; and provides services to academic i...

80 Strand

London,  WC2R 0RL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1844

35,700 Employees

Phone:

44 20 7010 2000

Fax:

44 20 7010 6060

Key Executives for Pearson plc

Chief Executive, Chief Executive of International Education Businesses and Executive Director
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 42
Total Annual Compensation: 708.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Pearson plc Key Developments

Pearson Reports Sales Results for the First Quarter of 2017; Reaffirms Operating Profit Guidance for 2017

Pearson reported sales results for the first quarter of 2017. For the quarter, the group reported sales increasing by 6% in underlying terms. For 2017, the company maintained its operating profit guidance of £570 million to £630 million.

Pearson plc, Q1 2017 Sales/ Trading Statement Call, May 05, 2017

Pearson plc, Q1 2017 Sales/ Trading Statement Call, May 05, 2017

Pearson Reviews Publishing Business

Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) will review its U.S. school courseware publishing business, which it said had been slow to switch to digital. It said the division required high levels of investment and was facing a challenging market environment.

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