Pearson Education loses Jovanovich

<p>Pearson Education chief executive Peter Jovanovich is leaving the company for medical reasons. Jovanovich, who is also a member of Pearson's board, took a leave of absence for medical reasons last year, undergoing a successful double lung transplant in March. He returned to Pearson in the autumn of last year, but other health problems have now arisen and he has decided to go on long term medical leave.

A spokesman for Peason said that Jovanovich was not expected to return to his job a second time. Pearson chief executive Marjorie Scardino said: "Peter is a giant in the education publishi...

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