2012-12-06 16:03:25 -
LONDON, DECEMBER 6, 2012 -Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company today announced
that it has appointed Ms Beverly LW Sunn, President of Asia Pacific Properties
(APP), to its Board of Directors.
The Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company acts as a guardian of the Thomson
Reuters Trust Principles. The Trust Principles apply to the entire Thomson
Reuters business and are designed to preserve its independence, integrity and
freedom from bias in the gathering and dissemination of information and news.
The Board of Directors of the Founders Share Company is comprised of 16
Directors from 12 different countries.
Ms Sunn founded APP in Hong Kong in 1985. APP specializes in real estate
strategies and mobility programs in the Asia Pacific region. She serves on the
International Advisory Council of the Chicago-based Leading Real Estate
of the World, the Members' Leadership Board of NAI Global, a network
of independent commercial real estate firms, and recently completed a three year
term on the Board of Directors of Worldwide ERC (Employee Relocation Council),
the global mobility industry association based in Washington, D.C.
Pehr Gyllenhammar, Chairman of the Founders Share Company's Board, said, "I am
delighted that Ms. Beverly Sunn has accepted to be a Director and Trustee of the
Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company. Ms. Sunn has extensive international
business experience and is also well connected in China, in general, and in Hong
Kong, specifically. Her directorship will further strengthen our presence in
Asia. I wish Ms. Sunn a warm welcome to our Board."
Ms Sunn added, "It is with great pleasure and honor that I join the Board. As a
strong proponent of the Trust Principles, I look forward to contributing to the
continued governance of these core Principles, in one of the world's fastest
growing regions (Asia)."
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