Company Announcements

Appointment of RELX Chair - UPDATE

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 5199H
04 December 2020



Issued on behalf of RELX PLC

4 December 2020


Appointment of RELX Chair - UPDATE


Further to its announcement on 23 September 2020 that Paul Walker would take up the role of RELX Chair in the first half of 2021, RELX PLC today confirms that Mr Walker's appointment to the position will be effective from 1 March 2021.  Sir Anthony Habgood will step down from the role at that time.


This announcement is issued pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.12.


- Ends -


Notes to editors




Colin Tennant (Investors)

+44 (0)20 7166 5751

Paul Abrahams (Media)

+44 (0)20 7166 5724




About RELX


RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 33,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. The market capitalisation is approximately £34bn/€38bn/$46bn.


*Note: Current market capitalisation can be found at


This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact or visit

RNS may use your IP address to confirm compliance with the terms and conditions, to analyse how you engage with the information contained in this communication, and to share such analysis on an anonymised basis with others as part of our commercial services. For further information about how RNS and the London Stock Exchange use the personal data you provide us, please see our Privacy Policy.