Reuters parent names new CEO, new finance chief
Thomson Reuters Corp. has named former Nielsen Holdings PLC president and chief operating officer Steve Hasker as its chief executive and president and Mike Eastwood as its finance chief, among other management changes effective March 15, reports Dave Sebastian of The Wall Street Journal.
Sebastian writes, “Mr. Hasker will succeed Jim Smith, who will become the chairman of Thomson Reuters Foundation, the media company’s charitable arm, it said Tuesday. The company said Mr. Smith will help Mr. Hasker transition into his new role into 2021.
“After working at Nielsen, Mr. Hasker served as chief executive of the talent agency CAA Global and later as senior adviser to TPG Capital.
“Thomson Reuters also said it has tapped Mike Eastwood, the company’s senior vice president and head of corporate finance, as finance chief. He will succeed Stephane Bello, who will become vice chairman of Thomson Reuters.”
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