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James C. Smith Joins Thomson Reuters Board of Directors

January 19, 2012 at 7:30 AM EST

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters (NYSE, TSX: TRI), the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the appointment of James C. Smith (52) to the company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Smith was appointed chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters on January 1, 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Smith served as Thomson Reuters chief operating officer.  Previously, he had been chief executive officer of the company’s Professional division, where he oversaw the Legal, Tax & Accounting and Intellectual Property & Science businesses. Mr. Smith joined the Thomson Newspaper group in 1987.

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