Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> October 1, 2004


PETER RIGBY is Chief Executive, of T & F Informa After qualifying as an Accountant Mr. Rigby joined Metal Box. In 1981 he moved into the media industry joining Book Club Associates which was the joint venture between WH Smith and Doubleday. In 1983 he joined Stonehart Publications which was acquired by IBC in 1986. After two years as Finance Director he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive and later Chief Executive, and led the expansion of the Group into North America, Asia and Australia. He became Chairman of Informa at the inception of the company following the merger of IBC and LLP and was appointed Chief Executive of T&F Informa on 10 May 2004. Profile
TWST: Could you begin with a brief history of T&F Informa?

Mr. Rigby: T&F Informa has only really existed since the May 10, 2004.

It was created then as a merger between two UK Plcs,