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Thomson Reuters appoints two new directors

Thomson Reuters appointed two retired business executives as new board directors.

They are Ed Clark (photo), 67, group president and chief executive officer of TD Bank Group from 2002 until his retirement in November 2014, and Barry Salzberg, 61, global chief executive officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from 2011 until his retirement in May 2015.

"Ed and Barry are inspired leaders and innovators who have successfully led multi-billion dollar firms through periods of significant growth. The development of talent and an emphasis upon succession were hallmarks of their nature and success," said David Thomson, chairman of Thomson Reuters. "Their collective experience in financial services, tax and accounting, and legal industries coupled with an understanding of our customers in those markets will stimulate our board and the company. All of us welcome their participation in our journey."

Clark served is chairman of the advisory board for the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. He is also a special advisor to the Thomson family’s Woodbridge Company, principal shareholder of Thomson Reuters. Clark was appointed to the Thomson Reuters board's human resources committee.

Salzberg is a professor at Columbia Business School. He was appointed to the Thomson Reuters board's audit committee. ■

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