United Business Media

United Business Media

Infobox_Company
company_name = United Business Media plc
company_
company_type = Public (LSE: [http://today.reuters.com/stocks/Overview.aspx?ticker=ubm.l UBM.L] )
foundation = 1918
company_slogan = We Explore, We Exceed, You Excel
location = London, England, UK
key_people = David Levin, CEO
Nigel Wilson, CFO
revenue = profit£809.6 million GBP (2004)
industry = Media
products = Magazines
Exhibitions
News Distribution
num_employees = 6,501 (2004)
homepage = [http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/ www.unitedbusinessmedia.com]

United Business Media Limited provides business information services principally to the technology, healthcare, media, automotive and financial services industries.

ubsidiaries

* TechWeb
* Everything Channel
* TechInsights [http://www.techinsights.com]
* Think Services
* [http://www.cmpasia.com CMP Asia]
* CMP Information
* [http://www.cmpmedica.com CMPMedica]
* [http://www.cbizmedia.com Commonwealth Business Media]
* PR Newswire

Also a major shareholder of ITN and Press Association.

Headquartered at Ludgate House in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange in the FTSE 250 Index with operations in Europe, Asia and North and South America.

Primary competitors are International Data Group, Reed Elsevier and VNU.

Originally incorporated in 1918 as United Newspapers Limited and changed to United News & Media plc in 1995, the name it kept until 2000 when United Business Media plc was formally adopted.

Board of directors

*John Botts (Chairman)
*David Levin (CEO) - Previously Clive Hollick
*Nigel Wilson (CFO)
*The Lord Turner of Ecchinswell (Non-Executive Director)
*Christopher Hyman (Non-Executive Director)
*Jonathan Newcomb (Non-Executive Director)
*Lord Sandy Leitch (Non-Executive Director)
*Karen Thomson (Non-Executive Director)
*Pradeep Kar (Non-Executive Director)
*Anne Siddell (Group Company Secretary)

ee also

* Official Airline Guide
* Official Guide of the Railways

External links

* [http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com United Business Media PLC]

Data

* [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=UBM.L UBM on Yahoo Finance]
* [http://finance.google.com/finance?q=ubm UBM on Google Finance]
* [http://uk.reuters.com/investing/quotes/quote?symbol=UBM.L UBM on Reuters]
* [http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/quote?ticker=UBM:LN UBM on Bloomberg]

Other

* [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/11/13/cxquest113.xml Telegraph article on UBM]


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