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Welcome to the Reed Elsevier Annual Reports and Financial Statements 2008

Financial highlights

+15% EPS GROWTH* (*Adjusted EPS growth at constant currencies)

Summary of financial performance in 2008
 

Chairman’s
statement

Image of Chairman Jan Hommen

2008 has been a successful year for Reed Elsevier with significant strategic and financial progress

Chief Executive
Officer’s report

Image of Chief Executive Sir Crispin Davis

2008 saw a focus on driving online workflow solutions, reshaping the portfolio and improving cost efficiency

Chief Financial
Officer’s report

Image of Chief Financial Officer Mark Armour

Revenue was up 7% and adjusted operating profit was up 12% at constant currencies

Operating and financial
review

  1. Revenue by division
  2. 1
    Elsevier 32%
  3. 2
    LexisNexis 36%
  4. 3
    Reed Exhibitions 13%
  5. 4
    Reed Business Information 19%

Chart of Revenue by division

Operating and financial performance review for the combined businesses and divisions in 2008

Directors’
remuneration
report

Image of director Mark Elliott

Details of the Directors’ remuneration arrangements
 

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