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Press release from Filing Services Canada

James C. Smith Joins Thomson Reuters Board of Directors

Thursday, January 19, 2012

James C. Smith Joins Thomson Reuters Board of Directors07:30 EST Thursday, January 19, 2012FSC / Press ReleaseJames C. Smith Joins Thomson Reuters Board of DirectorsNew York, NY US, January 19, 2012 /FSC/ - Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI - TSX, TRI - NYSE Amex),the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the appointment of James C. Smith (52) to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Smith was appointed chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters on January 1, 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Smith served as Thomson Reuters chief operating officer. Previously, he had been chief executive officer of the company's Professional division, where he oversaw the Legal, Tax & Accounting and Intellectual Property & Science businesses. Mr. Smith joined the Thomson Newspaper group in 1987. Thomson ReutersThomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 55,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to CONTACTS MEDIACalvin Mitchell Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs +1 646 223 5285calvin.mitchell@thomsonreuters.comINVESTORSFrank J. Golden Senior Vice President, Investor Relations +1 646 223 5288frank.golden@thomsonreuters.comTo view this release as a web page, please click the following link: News Dissemination by Filing Services Canada Inc.