Tom Glocer will take up his appointment as group chief executive officer (CEO) of Reuters in July 2001. He is currently CEO of Reuters Information, a business division of the group, a role he has held since June 2000.

Glocer joined Reuters' legal department in September 1993 from US firm Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he was an M&A lawyer. He became general counsel of Reuters America in September 1994. In October 1998, Glocer became the general manager for Reuters Information in the US, then Reuters' senior company officer for the US. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1984 and has written software to teach litigation techniques in law schools.