2003 Top 100

60: Pearson plc
Top 100 Revenue: $82,838,000
Defense Revenue: N/A
Civilian Revenue: N/A
2002 Revenue: $7 billion
2002 Earnings: $794 million
2001 Revenue: N/A
2001 Earnings: N/A
Number of employees: 30,000
Headquarters: London
Website: www.pearson.com

Dennis Stevenson, chairman; Marjorie Scardino, CEO

Mac Curtis, president, Pearson Government Solutions

Ticker: PSO
Lines of business: Pearson Education, Financial Times and Penguin
Major customers: Department of Health and Human Services, Transportation Security Administration and Navy
Major contracts/projects: Pearson Government Solutions was selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to operate and manage the 1-800-MEDICARE Helpline for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The contract involves recruiting, training and managing staff to handle 10 million telephone calls a year.