September 01, 2014 9:56 AM ET


Company Overview of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Executive Profile

John C. Makinson B.A., CBE

Former Chairman of Penguin Random House, Pearson plc
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 4 Board Members in 4 different organizations across 10 different industries.

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591,064,000 GBP
As of Fiscal Year 2013


Mr. John C. Makinson, B.A., CBE served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Penguin Group since May 2001 and June 2002 respectively. Mr. Makinson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of Pearson PLC since June 2002. He served as the Finance Director of Pearson PLC from March 1996 to June 2002. From 1994 to 1996, he served as the Managing Director of Financial Times newspaper where he was responsible for the production, distribution ...

Corporate Headquarters

375 Hudson Street
New York, New York 10014

United States

Phone: 212-366-2372
Fax: 212-366-2933

Board Members Memberships

Former Chairman of Penguin Group and Chief Executive of Penguin Group
Former Director
Former Chairman of Penguin Random House
Former Independent Director
Former Chairman, Chairman of Compensation Committee and Chairman of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
Non-Executive Director


University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Other Affiliations

Annual Compensation

Salary274,000 GBP
Bonus301,000 GBP
Total Annual Compensation575,000 GBP

Stocks Options

Restricted Stock Awards69,000 GBP
All Other Compensation420,000 GBP

Total Compensation

Total Annual Cash Compensation995,000 GBP
Total Short Term Compensation575,000 GBP
Other Long Term Compensation489,000 GBP
Total Calculated Compensation1,064,000 GBP

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