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Thomson Reuters Corporation : Dame Helen Alexander to be Appointed Chairman of Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company

NEW YORK, May 13, 2016
- The Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company today announced that Dame Helen
Alexander will become Chairman of its Board, effective January 1, 2017.

Dame Helen has been a Founders Share Company board member since 2011. She was
chief executive of the Economist Group until 2008, having joined the company
in 1985 and been managing director of the Economist Intelligence Unit from
1993 to 1997. She has also served on the boards of Northern Foods plc, BT
plc, Centrica plc, Rolls-Royce plc, as deputy chairman of esure plc and
chairman of the Port of London Authority. She was president of the
Confederation of British Industry (CBI) from 2009-2011.

Dame Helen is chairman of UBM plc, non-executive director of Huawei UK, senior
adviser to Bain Capital and a member of PwC's Public Interest Advisory Body.
She is chancellor of the University of Southampton and is involved with other
not-for-profit organizations in the arts and education. In 2015 she was
awarded the Légion d'honneur.

The Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company acts as a guardian of the Thomson
Reuters Trust Principles. Created in the midst of World War II in 1941, 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. Truly global in reach,
Founders Share Company board members are represented from six continents and
over a dozen countries.

Dame Helen will replace outgoing Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, who has served
on the Founders Share Company since 2001 and as Chairman since 2013.

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen said, "After 15 years of proud service to the Board, I
take great pleasure in handing over the chairmanship to Dame Helen, a
successful leader whose own values truly reflect those of the Founders Share

Dame Helen added, "It is a true honor to succeed Uffe as Chairman of the
Board, and I look forward to continuing his outstanding, loyal and thorough
service to the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles."

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for
professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence,
technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has
operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters
shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).
For more information,

| Andrew Green |
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|Director of Corporate Affairs |
|Thomson Reuters |
|+1-646-223-4228 |
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Source: Thomson Reuters Corporation via Globenewswire


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