Pearson appoints Michael Lynton as director
Mr. Lynton was formerly chairman and CEO of Sony Entertainment, a role he held from 2012 to 2017.
Prior to this he served as chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment from 2002 to 2012.
Mr. Lynton is currently chairman of Snapchat having joined the company in 2017.
He is also a non-executive director on the board of Ares Management, and was formerly a non-executive director at Samsonite and Modern Times Group.
In a career spanning over 35 years, Mr. Lynton has held senior leadership roles at Penguin Group, The Walt Disney Company and Time Warner.