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Company Overview of Reuters Founders Share Company Ltd.

Company Overview

Reuters Founders Share Company Ltd. has special voting rights to protect the independence and integrity of news and information of Reuters Group PlC. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

London,  

United Kingdom

Founded in 1984

Key Executives for Reuters Founders Share Company Ltd.

President and Director
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
Age: 57
Director of Corporate Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Reuters Founders Share Company Ltd. Key Developments

Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company Appoints Tarja Halonen to its Board of Directors Effective January 1, 2016

The Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company announced that it has appointed Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland, to its Board of Directors. The new appointment will take effect on January 1, 2016. Halonen is a globally recognized leader in human rights, democracy, social justice and equality, and these themes have come to define her political legacy. A member of Finland's Social Democratic Party, Halonen served two terms as the country's President, from 2000-2012. During this time, she also served as co-chair of the United Nations Millennium Summit (2000), as co-chair of the International Labour Organization's World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization (2002-2004), co-chair of the UN High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (2010-2012) and as the Chair of the Council of Women Leaders (2009-2014).

Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company Appoints Ory Okolloh to Its Board of Directors, Effective June 1, 2015

Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company on May 8, 2015 announced that it has appointed Ory Okolloh to its Board of Directors. The new appointment will take effect on June 1, 2015. A resident of South Africa and native of Kenya, Okolloh is a globally recognized activist, lawyer and blogger. She currently serves as Director of Investments at Omidyar Network, a California-based philanthropic investment firm. Okolloh has a long track record of working at the intersection of government affairs and technology. Prior to joining Omidyar Network, she served as Google's Policy Manager for Africa. When Kenya was engulfed in violence following a disputed presidential election in 2007, she helped create Ushahidi. The technology has since been adapted in a number of other countries for different purposes, including monitoring elections and tracking pharmaceutical availability.

Nicholas Lemann to Join Board of Directors of Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company

Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company announced that it has appointed Nicholas Lemann to its Board of Directors. Nicholas Lemann began his journalism career as a 17-year-old writer for an alternative weekly newspaper there, the Vieux Carre Courier. In September 2003 he became dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. He stepped down as dean in 2013, following two five-year terms.

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