Erik Engstrom

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Erik Engstrom
Born (1963-06-14) 14 June 1963 (age 52)
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater Stockholm School of Economics, Royal Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1984–present
Salary £2,075,417
Title Chief Executive of Reed Elsevier plc
Term 2009–present
Successor Incumbent

Erik Engstrom (born 14 June 1963) is a Swedish businessman, currently Chief Executive of Reed Elsevier, an Anglo-Dutch multinational publisher and information provider operating in the science, medical, legal, risk and business sectors.

Early life[edit]

He has a BSc from the Stockholm School of Economics, an MSc from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Fulbright scholar.[1]


Engstrom has been Chief Executive of Reed Elsevier since 2009, having been Chief Executive of Elsevier since 2004. Before that, he was a partner at General Atlantic, and prior to that was president and chief operating officer of Random House Inc and, before its merger with Random House, president and chief executive officer of Bantam Doubleday Dell, North America. He started his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.[2][1]


  1. ^ a b "Erik Engstrom". Business Week. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Engstrom keeps his nose to the grindstone". Financial Times. Retrieved 31 October 2012.