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July 29, 2015 5:52 AM ET

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Company Overview of Consumers Union of United States, Inc.

Company Overview

Consumers Union of United States, Inc. publishes magazines and newsletters. The company publishes information relating to health care, safety, finance, banking, phone and media, and energy. It also publishes online at ConsumerReports.org Website. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Yonkers, New York with advocacy offices in Austin, Texas; Washington, District of Columbia; and San Francisco, California. It also has a national testing and research center, and offices in Yonkers, New York; and an auto test center in Colchester, Connecticut.

101 Truman Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10703-1057

United States

Founded in 1936

Phone:

914-378-2000

Fax:

914-378-2900

Key Executives for Consumers Union of United States, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Publisher of Consumer Reports
Chief of Staff of Consumers Union, Vice President of Executive Operations and Publisher of Consumer Reports
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President
Head of Hearusnow Org and Strategic Resource Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Consumers Union of United States, Inc. Key Developments

Consumer Reports Names Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital

Consumer Reports has named Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital. In his new role, Fox will lead efforts to strengthen the organization's digital products, forge digital partnerships to expand reach, and bring Consumer Reports to new communities. Fox will report to Leonora Wiener, Vice President of Brand, Product Strategy and Integration at Consumer Reports. Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Fox was the global head of product for Reuters News Agency.

Consumer Reports Appoints Jason Fox as VP, Digital

Consumer Reports has named Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital. In his new role, Fox will lead efforts to strengthen the organization's digital products, forge digital partnerships to expand reach, and bring Consumer Reports to new communities. Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Fox was the global head of product for Reuters News Agency. At Reuters, he led a complete rethink of Reuters' business-to-business product, Media Express. He also launched several products, including Reuters Live Online, Reuters Access, Reuters Essential Video Archive, white-label solutions for the Olympics and World Cup, as well as a new business, Reuters-TIMA Location Services.

Dossia Signs Content Agreement with Consumer Reports to Deliver Decision Support Tools to Patients

Dossia announced a partnership agreement with Consumer Reports to distribute 'just-in-time'. The relationship will provide Dossia members with digital access to free reports and videos covering tests, treatments, drugs, supplements, hospital and physician ratings, and pricing information. Members will also have digital access to content from ABIM Foundation's Choosing Wisely campaign, which includes evidence-based lists of tests and procedures for patients and physicians to discuss before they choose their care path. Dossia will use automated business intelligence rules and patient data to proactively reach out to individuals who are likely to undergo a specific test or procedure covered under the Choosing Wisely guidelines. Dossia's Personal Health Manager will send the appropriate guidelines to members to help them better understand their choices.

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