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    PSON   GB0006776081

PEARSON PLC

(PSON)
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Delayed Quote. Delayed London Stock Exchange - 07/30 11:35:11 am
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Business Summary
Logo Pearson plc
Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

Number of employees : 21 948 people.
Sales per Business
2020
International914.0026.9%
North America Courseware894.0026.3%
Global Assessment892.0026.3%
Global Online Learning697.0020.5%
GBP in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
United States2 417.0062.5%2 335.0068.7% -3.39%
United Kingdom385.0010%319.009.4% -17.14%
Asia Pacific441.0011.4%251.007.4% -43.08%
Other European Countries244.006.3%216.006.4% -11.48%
Other Countries277.007.2%185.005.4% -33.21%
Canada105.002.7%91.002.7% -13.33%
GBP in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Andrew Bird Chief Executive Officer & Non-Executive Director 56 2020
Sally Johnson Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director 46 2020
Linda Koch Lorimer Independent Non-Executive Director 68 2013
Dame Elizabeth Corley Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2014
Tim Score Senior Independent Director 60 2021
Lincoln Wallen, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 60 2016
Graeme Pitkethly Independent Non-Executive Director 53 2019
Sherry Leigh Coutu Independent Non-Executive Director 55 2019
Joanne Russell Senior VP-Investor Relations & Corporate - -
Graeme Stuart Baldwin Secretary, Senior VP & General Counsel 45 2020
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Sidney Taurel Chairman 71 2016
Linda Koch Lorimer Independent Non-Executive Director 68 2013
Dame Elizabeth Corley Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2014
Tim Score Senior Independent Director 60 2021
Lincoln Wallen, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 60 2016
Graeme Pitkethly Independent Non-Executive Director 53 2019
Sherry Leigh Coutu Independent Non-Executive Director 55 2019
Sally Johnson Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director 46 2020
Andrew Bird Chief Executive Officer & Non-Executive Director 56 2020
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 757,139,986 750,292,035 99.1% 903,000 0.1% 99.1%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Lindsell Train Ltd. 83,184,962 11.0%
Silchester International Investors LLP 75,051,050 9.92%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. 72,337,753 9.57%
UBS Asset Management (UK) Ltd. 55,225,011 7.30%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. 41,236,375 5.45%
Cevian Capital AB 40,623,241 5.37%
Lia Advisory (Malta) Ltd. 24,431,000 3.23%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd. 23,435,303 3.10%
RWC Asset Management LLP 23,267,926 3.08%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 21,864,106 2.89%
Markets and indexes
- Main Market
- FTSE 100 / FTSE 350, FTSE All-Share, STOXX Europe 600
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  PSON:LN
- Reuters Code :  PSON.L
- Datastream Code :  PSON
Company contact information
Pearson plc
80 Strand
WC2R 0RL London

Phone : +44 (0)20 7010 2000
Fax : +44 (0)20 7010 6060
web site : http://www.pearson.com
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