Dunn, Shaffer to Return to Thomson Learning in Sale

May 2007
Educational Marketer;5/28/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1
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The article reports that private equity firm Apax Partners and OMERS Capital Partners, buyers of educational publishing company Thomson Learning, are bringing back former Thomson executives David Shaffer and Ronald Dunn to lead the business. Dunn will be named chief executive officer (CEO) while Shaffer will be appointed executive chairman of the new Thompson company. According to the author, the recruitment of veterans in the business was crucial in the transition period.


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