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Pearson chief executive to step down after 16 years at the top

LONDON -- British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said Wednesday that Chief Executive Marjorie Scardino will step down later this year, ending her 16-year tenure.

“Marjorie Scardino has decided to step down as Pearson's chief executive at the end of 2012,” the group said in a statement.

“John Fallon will succeed her as chief executive on 1 January 2013, and joins the Pearson board with immediate effect.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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