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Thomson Reports Status of Employees and Business Operations Impacted by World Trade Center Crisis

Magazine article Information Today

Thomson Reports Status of Employees and Business Operations Impacted by World Trade Center Crisis

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On September 13, Thomson Corp. confirmed the loss of one Thomson employee on American Airlines Flight 11. "We are in close contact with the family, and are doing everything in our power to help them through this ordeal," said Richard J. Harrington, president and CEO of Thomson Corp. In addition, 10 Thomson Financial employees located in the World Trade Center remained unaccounted for as of late September. All avenues to determine the status of the missing employees are being pursued. All other Thomson employees working in the World Trade Center have been confirmed safe.

According to the announcement, Thomson Financial business services are fully operational. Backup systems have been activated and Thomson Financial has relocated its operations staff from the financial district to alternative locations in the New York metro area. Other major Thomson Financial operations centers in Newark, New Jersey; Boston; Rockville, Maryland; and in 45 offices around the world continue to operate normally. …

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