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The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Welcomes Michael Phillippe as Director of Sales for Manuscript Central

Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, June 19, 2008

The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced that Michael Phillippe has joined the company as Director of Sales, reporting directly to Keith Collier, Vice President and General Manager, ScholarOne. In his new position, Phillippe will be responsible for managing relationships with customers currently using Manuscript Central and for growing new business.

“Michael comes to us with deep knowledge of the publishing industry and peer review systems and we are confident that he will do very well in his role serving as both an advocate and innovator for the customer,” said Collier.

Mr. Phillippe's career includes more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, publishing and consumer products marketing. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Mr. Phillippe was director, customer relations at Aries Systems Corporation where he was responsible for major account sales in scientific, social sciences and humanities publishing. Prior to his three-year tenure with Aries, Phillippe held several senior sales and marketing, and consulting positions at companies and institutions focused on the STM market.

“I am excited to join the Thomson Reuters family where client service is at the heart of everything they do,” said Mr. Phillippe. “ScholarOne is a pioneer in scholarly publishing and a proven industry leader. My collective experience in the diverse aspects of the STM market puts me at a unique advantage to help customers ensure success.”

Manuscript Central is an innovative, web-based, database-driven peer review and online submission program for scholarly publishers. Manuscript Central automates manuscript submission to journals and allows for easy administrative, editing and reviewing capabilities so its customers can focus on content, not on process. With more than 230 societies and publishers, 2,500 books and journals, 80,000 monthly submissions and 5 million registered users, Manuscript Central is the proven industry leader.

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