Chief Executive Officer, Marketing & Business Solutions
Phil Livingston is the Chief Executive Officer for the Marketing and Business Solutions organization of LexisNexis in the U.S., providing online marketing services, website construction and optimization, as well as ratings and lead generation services. His responsibility also includes Lawyers.comSM, a leading online destination for consumers in search of legal help or referral to an attorney.
Mr. Livingston was President and CEO of Financial Executives International (FEI) from 1999 to 2003. FEI is the preeminent association for senior financial executives acting as an advocate to regulators and legislators. In this role, he had significant participation in formulation and passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.
From 2003 to 2005, he was Chief Financial Officer and Director of World Wrestling Entertainment. Prior to joining FEI, Mr. Livingston served as CFO of Catalina Marketing Corporation, a supplier of electronically-targeted marketing services for the consumer packaged goods industry.
Before joining Catalina, Mr. Livingston was CFO of Celestial Seasonings, where he successfully managed the company’s initial public offering and debt refinancing in 1993. His early career included positions in financial management and auditing with Genentech, Inc. and Ernst & Young, where he earned his CPA. He received an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and BS and BA degrees from the University of Maryland.
Prior to entering the business world, Mr. Livingston played offensive tackle as a member of the 1981 Super Bowl Champion Oakland Raiders. Mr. Livingston and his wife Karen have three children, Sarah, Scott and Cindy.
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