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Company Overview of Consumers Union of United States, Inc.

Company Overview

Consumers Union of United States, Inc. publishes magazines and newsletters. The company publishes information relating to health care, safety, finance, banking, phone and media, and energy. It also publishes online at ConsumerReports.org Website. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Yonkers, New York with advocacy offices in Austin, Texas; Washington, District of Columbia; and San Francisco, California. It also has a national testing and research center, and offices in Yonkers, New York; and an auto test center in Colchester, Connecticut.

101 Truman Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10703-1057

United States

Founded in 1936

Phone:

914-378-2000

Fax:

914-378-2900

Key Executives for Consumers Union of United States, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief of Staff of Consumers Union
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President
Head of Hearusnow Org and Strategic Resource Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Consumers Union of United States, Inc. Key Developments

Dossia Signs Content Agreement with Consumer Reports to Deliver Decision Support Tools to Patients

Dossia announced a partnership agreement with Consumer Reports to distribute 'just-in-time'. The relationship will provide Dossia members with digital access to free reports and videos covering tests, treatments, drugs, supplements, hospital and physician ratings, and pricing information. Members will also have digital access to content from ABIM Foundation's Choosing Wisely campaign, which includes evidence-based lists of tests and procedures for patients and physicians to discuss before they choose their care path. Dossia will use automated business intelligence rules and patient data to proactively reach out to individuals who are likely to undergo a specific test or procedure covered under the Choosing Wisely guidelines. Dossia's Personal Health Manager will send the appropriate guidelines to members to help them better understand their choices.

Consumer Reports Appoints Marta Lourdes Tellado as President and Chief Executive Officer, Effective September 2014

Consumer Reports introduced Marta Lourdes Tellado as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Tellado, currently vice president for global communications and an officer of the board at the Ford Foundation in New York, succeeds James Guest, who has led Consumer Reports since 2001. Ms. Tellado will assume leadership of Consumer Reports from Mr. Guest, who led Consumer Reports' evolution from a monthly consumer magazine to a multi-media testing, advocacy and consumer information resource with a variety of digital and print platforms. Ms. Tellado will become the organization's seventh president in September 2014. As vice president at the Ford Foundation over the last nine years, Ms. Tellado has led strategic communications and advocacy on a range of social justice issues in the United States and around the world, including such issues as economic fairness, free and fair access to an open Internet, and civil rights. Ms. Tellado serves as board member of the Council on Foundations, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Ballet Hispanico, The Lark Theatre, the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, and Philanthropy New York Public Policy Advisory Committee. Previously, she served on the boards of Hispanics in Philanthropy and the Advertising Council Advisory Board on Public Issues.

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