Erik Engstrom

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Erik Engstrom is the Chairman and CEO of Reed Elsevier Inc. He made £1.85 million in 2010. [1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Reed-Elsevier has a representative who sits on the Corporate ("Private Enterprise") Board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of July 2011. [2]

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Prior to joining Reed Elsevier, Engstrom was a partner at General Atlantic Partners. Before that, he served as president and chief operating officer of Random House.[1]

Reed Elsevier Inc is a London-based company that offers "professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Risk, Legal and Business sectors." Under the Reed Elsevier Group are: Elsevier, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LexisNexis Legal & Professional, Reed Exhibitions and Reed Business Information.[3] There are offices in London, Amsterdam and New York. In 2010, Reed-Elsevier, Inc. had net income of £195 million.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Engstrom Profile,"Forbes"
  2. Private Enterprise Board, ALEC website, accessed July 7, 2011.
  3. Corporate Structure,""

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