SENIOR BUSINESS EXECUTIVES

Ron Mobed

Chief Executive Officer, Scientific, Technical & Medical

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Joined in 2011. Appointed to current position in 2012. Previously President of Cengage Learning’s Academic & Professional Group and Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer with information services company, IHS. Holds a degree from Trinity College, Cambridge and a master’s degree from Imperial College, London.

Mark Kelsey

Chief Executive Officer, Risk & Business Analytics

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Joined in 1989. Appointed CEO Business Information in 2010 and CEO Risk Solutions in 2012. Has held a number of senior positions across the Group over the past 30 years. Studied at Liverpool University and received his MBA from Bradford University.

Mike Walsh

Chief Executive Officer, Legal

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Joined in 2003. Appointed to current position in 2011. Previously CEO of LexisNexis US Legal Markets and Director of Strategic Business Development Home Depot. Prior to that was a practising attorney at Weil, Gotshal and Manges in Washington DC and served as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. Holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and is a graduate of Yale University.

Chet Burchett

Chief Executive Officer, Exhibitions

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Joined in 2004. Appointed to current position in 2015. Previously President of the Americas for Reed Exhibitions. Prior to that was President and Chief Executive Officer, USA, for Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations agency. Holds a degree from Baylor University.

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  • Remuneration Committee
  • Remuneration Committee Committee Chairman
  • Committee Chairman

CORPORATE EXECUTIVES

Ian Fraser

Human Resources Director

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Joined in 2005. Appointed to current position at that time. Previously Global HR Director at BHP Billiton (1998 to 2005). Holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from London’s City University and an MA from Edinburgh University. Ian is also a Chartered Psychologist.

Kumsal Bayazit

Chairwoman, RELX Technology Forum and President, Exhibitions Europe

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Joined in 2004. Appointed to current position in 2016. Previously Chief Strategy Officer, RELX Group, and Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development for LexisNexis Legal & Professional. Prior to that worked with Bain & Company in New York, Los Angeles, Johannesburg and Sydney. Holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.

Youngsuk “YS” Chi

Director of RELX Corporate Affairs and Chairman Elsevier

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Joined in 2005. Appointed to current position in 2011. Previously was President and Chief Operating Officer of Random House, founding Chairman of Random House Asia and Chief Operating Officer for Ingram Book Group. Holds an MBA from Columbia University and is a Graduate of Princeton University.

Henry Udow

Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary

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Joined in 2011. Appointed to current position at that time. Previously Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of Cadbury plc having spent 23 years working with the company. Prior to that worked at Shearman & Sterling in New York and London. Holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester.

Andrew Matuch

Chief Strategy Officer

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Joined in 2012. Appointed to current position in 2016. Previously was Executive Vice President Global Strategy and Business Development for LexisNexis Legal & Professional. Prior to that was a partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants. Holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Williams College.