February 20, 2018

Thomson Reuters Provides Update on President and CEO Jim Smith

TORONTO – Jim Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) remains under observation in a Toronto hospital following what has been diagnosed as an arrhythmia incident on Monday, February 12. 

Mr. Smith’s condition is stable and doctors expect a full recovery. It is expected that Mr. Smith will be released from the hospital within the next two weeks, followed by a period of further recovery. 

In his immediate absence, Stephane Bello, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thomson Reuters, continues to oversee Mr. Smith’s responsibilities alongside his own, in line with the company’s practice. 

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