TITLE

Davis in surprise departure as head of Reed International

AUTHOR(S)
Wheeler, Sara; Milliot, Jim
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;7/4/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 27, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Peter Davis' resignation as co-chairman of Reed Elsevier and chairman of Reed International that has elicited reactions of surprise from the financial markets and trade insiders in the United States. Reason for resignation; Replacement for Davis; Shakedown resulting from merger of Reed and Elsevier in January 1993.
ACCESSION #
9407253595

 

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