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Former CEO of Pearson; First Female Member of Twitter's Board

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 Marjorie Scardino Biography

Marjorie Scardino, DBE, FRSA is the former CEO of Pearson PLC. She became the first female chief executive of a FTSE 100 company when she was appointed CEO of Pearson in 1997. She is also a non-executive director of Nokia and former CEO of the Economist Group. During her time at Pearson, she had tripled profits to a record £942m. In December 2013, she joined the board of Twitter as its first female director, after a controversy involving a lack of diversity on the Twitter board.

Before 1985 she was the editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, The Georgia Gazette, where she worked with her husband Albert Scardino, later a media reporter for The New York Times.

Scardino is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of San Francisco School of Law.

In 2007 she was listed 17th on the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women in the World.

In 2012, she stepped down as CEO of Pearson to be replaced by John Fallon.

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Marjorie Scardino

Former CEO of Pearson; First Female Member of Twitter's Board

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Marjorie Scardino Biography

Marjorie Scardino, DBE, FRSA is the former CEO of Pearson PLC. She became the first female chief executive of a FTSE 100 company when she was appointed CEO of Pearson in 1997. She is also a non-executive director of Nokia and former CEO of the Economist Group. During her time at Pearson, she had tripled profits to a record £942m. In December 2013, she joined the board of Twitter as its first female director, after a controversy involving a lack of diversity on the Twitter board.

Before 1985 she was the editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, The Georgia Gazette, where she worked with her husband Albert Scardino, later a media reporter for The New York Times.

Scardino is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of San Francisco School of Law.

In 2007 she was listed 17th on the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women in the World.

In 2012, she stepped down as CEO of Pearson to be replaced by John Fallon.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marjorie Scardino for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Marjorie Scardino, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marjorie Scardino or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Marjorie Scardino?

    Booking fees for Marjorie Scardino, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marjorie Scardino, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Marjorie Scardino?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marjorie Scardino for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marjorie Scardino for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marjorie Scardino or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marjorie Scardino or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Marjorie Scardino is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Marjorie Scardino for your event is available upon request. Marjorie Scardino generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sallie Krawcheck, Patricia Woertz, Kristie Kennedy, Sara Blakely and Kathy Caprino. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marjorie Scardino for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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