Stephen J. Adler Joins Thomson Reuters


    


    
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<p>NEW YORK, <chron>Dec. 2</chron> /CNW/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX, NYSE:   TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the appointment of Stephen J. Adler, former editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek, to the new position of senior vice president and editorial director of the Professional division of Thomson Reuters.</p>
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<p>In this position, Adler will play a central role in helping to leverage editorial content across the organization. This will involve designing and editing innovative news and other original, deep content for customers of the corporation's Professional division, which includes the Legal, Tax & Accounting, and Healthcare & Science businesses, by drawing upon the broad editorial resources of Thomson Reuters.</p>
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<p>"We are delighted to attract a journalist of Steve's talent and experience to this exciting new leadership role," said <person>Jim Smith</person>, chief executive officer of the Thomson Reuters Professional division.  "He is exceptionally well qualified to help us deliver ever-more relevant information to our professional customers. This is a critical role in crafting the next step in the evolution of professional journalism for professionals."</p>
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<p>Adler will report directly to Smith and will be a member of the leadership team of Reuters News editor-in-chief <person>David Schlesinger</person>.</p>
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<p>"This is an incredible opportunity with a company that's leading the way into the future of business information and media," Adler said. "I have long respected the market-leading Professional businesses and world-class Reuters news team and look forward to working with both."</p>
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<p>Before becoming BusinessWeek's top editor in 2005, Adler spent 16 years at The Wall Street Journal, including posts as legal editor, investigative editor, and deputy managing editor. At The Journal, Adler led reporting teams that won three Pulitzer Prizes between 1995 and 1999. Previously, he was editor of The American Lawyer magazine.</p>
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<p>A graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Law School, Adler is author of the book "The Jury: Trial and Error in the American Courtroom", which won the Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association. Adler is a member of the International Media Council, an organization of the world's 100 most influential journalists, as selected by the World Economic Forum. He also serves on the Board of Advisers of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism.</p>
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<p>Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in <location>London</location> and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the <location>Toronto</location> and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to <a href="http://www.thomsonreuters.com">www.thomsonreuters.com</a>.</p>
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<p>  CONTACTS</p>
<p>  <person>Calvin Mitchell</person> III Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs +1.646 223 5285 <a href="mailto:calvin.mitchell@thomsonreuters.com">calvin.mitchell@thomsonreuters.com</a></p>
<p>  <person>Victoria Brough</person> Head of External Affairs, EMEA +44 (0) 207 542 8763 <a href="mailto:victoria.brough@thomsonreuters.com">victoria.brough@thomsonreuters.com</a></p>
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For further information: For further information: Calvin Mitchell III, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, +1-646-223-5285, or calvin.mitchell@thomsonreuters.com, Victoria Brough, Head of External Affairs, EMEA, +44 (0) 207-542-8763, or victoria.brough@thomsonreuters.com, both of Thomson Reuters Web Site: http://www.thomsonreuters.com


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