Reed Elsevier Announces New CEO

Nov 07, 2008


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Reed Elsevier announced the appointment of Ian Smith to succeed Sir Crispin Davis as CEO. Mr Smith joins Reed Elsevier’s board as CEO-designate on 1 January 2009. 
Smith was most recently chief executive of Taylor Woodrow plc, which he left having completed the merger with George Wimpey plc. His previous roles have included CEO of General Healthcare Group (GHG); CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa at Exel Group; and CEO Europe of Monitor, the strategy consulting firm.

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