September 21, 2014 12:33 PM ET


Company Overview of Pearson plc

Company Overview

Pearson plc operates as a media and education company in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through North American Education, International Education, Professional, and FT Group segments. The company provides a range of products and services, such as curriculum textbooks and other learning materials; student assessments and testing services; and education technologies for educators and students from early education through elementary, middle and high schools, and higher education. It also publishes educational materials in local languages; English language teaching materials for children and adults; and ...

80 Strand

London,  WC2R 0RL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1844

41,964 Employees


44 20 7010 2000

Key Executives for Pearson plc

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $886.0K
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: $908.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Pearson plc Key Developments

Viridis Learning Announces Strategic Partnership with Pearson

Viridis Learning announced a strategic partnership with Pearson. The alliance further expands Viridis Learning's substantial collection of online course offerings by providing users access to Pearson Workforce Education online courses. This added curriculum includes, but is not limited to: Advanced Manufacturing, Business and Professional modules, Green/Sustainability, Health Careers, IT, Project Management/Quality and Software Development, and foundational Workplace Readiness courses. For education professionals and career counselors, Viridis Learning offers a customizable, one-stop case management tool that enables administrative workers to measure and interact with students seamlessly along that pathway in real time. The unique job-matching program is reinforced with an arsenal of all-inclusive educational resources and certification programs coupled with sophisticated earnings and qualification assessment tools that empower individuals to realize their full employment potential. Also complementing Viridis Learning's technology platform is a growing network of more than sixty partners, including Coca-Cola, Comcast and Hyatt, who can evaluate job candidates efficiently and effectively based on Viridis Learning's exclusive employability score.

Pearson plc Presents at Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Sep-11-2014 08:50 AM

Pearson plc Presents at Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Sep-11-2014 08:50 AM. Venue: Conrad New York: 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10281, United States. Speakers: Robin Freestone, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director.

Pearson plc Presents at BMO Capital Markets 14th Annual Back to School Education Conference, Sep-18-2014 12:15 PM

Pearson plc Presents at BMO Capital Markets 14th Annual Back to School Education Conference, Sep-18-2014 12:15 PM. Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Donald C. Kilburn, President of North America.

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