People: Pearson PLC (PSON.L)
Mr. Sidney Taurel serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Sidney has over 45 years of experience in business and finance, and is currently a Director of IBM Corporation, where he also serves on the directors and corporate governance committee. Sidney is an advisory board member at pharmaceutical firm Almirall. He was Chief Executive Officer of global pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Company from 1998 until 2008, Chairman from 1999 until 2008, and has been Chairman Emeritus since 2009. He was also a Director at McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., a role which he held from 1996 until April 2016 and at ITT Industries from 1996 to 2001. In 2002, Sidney received three US presidential appointments to: the Homeland Security Advisory Council, the President’s Export Council and the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and is an officer of the French Legion of Honour.
|Total Annual Compensation, GBP||511,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, GBP||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, GBP||--|
|All Other, GBP||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, GBP||511,000|