Michael Wilens, president and CEO of Thompson Legal & Regulatory’s North American group, which includes Thomson West, Elite and FindLaw, has been named vice president, corporate chief technology and operations officer for the entire Thomson Corporation, it was announced yesterday. Over more than a decade at West, Wilens earned respect among many in the legal community for his innovative ideas and even-handed leadership.

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