Atlanta, GA (May 10, 2011) – Promethean is delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Marshall – as President of its education business operations in North America.
Jim has extensive C-suite experience in both the education and technology markets and brings to Promethean a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Sales, Marketing and Operations. He was most recently in the post of CEO at Spectrum K12 Schools Solutions, a provider of leading edge personalisation software for schools. Previous senior leadership roles have been with blue chip companies including Apple, Oracle, Burroughs and Tandem Computers.
Commenting on the appointment Jean-Yves Charlier, Promethean’s CEO said, “I’m absolutely delighted to have Jim on board. Following our float on the LSE last year, we have aggressively accelerated our efforts in the education sector, with the launch of our most successful product to date the AB500 – while at the same time we are exploring the new opportunities afforded to us in the Corporate and Government Training sectors. Jim’s deep and broad background in the education market with both Apple, and most recently as CEO of Spectrum K12 School Solutions, will be of great value to Promethean as we move forward with the next stage of our corporate plan.”
Jim succeeds Mark Elliott, who has successfully led Promethean’s North American education business for 7 years. Mark has recently been appointed to spearhead the company’s new strategic initiative in the Corporate and Government Training markets.
Jim Marshall is a graduate of the University of South Florida. He lives with his family in Marietta, Georgia and he will be based in Promethean’s US HQ in Alpharetta GA.
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