Pearson appoints Vinay Kumar Swamy as country head for India

Learning company Pearson on Wednesday announced the appointment of Vinay Kumar Swamy as the new country head for India.

Swamy has been with Pearson for more than seven years and now in his new role, he will be leading its journey of becoming a digital-first online learning, skilling and assessment company, Pearson said in a statement.

He has replaced - Siddharth Banerjee - who served Pearson as - Managing Director & SVP, India & Asia.

"Due to India's increasing number of English-speaking individuals and the high global demand for its students and skilled workforce, India is a very important market for us.”

Swamy's deep understanding of the industry, along with his experience at Pearson, will be a strategic lynchpin in our mission to accelerate digital learning as well as workforce upskilling in the region," Pearson senior vice president, High Education International, Marlene Olsavsky said.

Swamy said, the education sector in India is going through paradigm shifts, fuelled by the digital-first mindset and preference of consumers, enterprises as well as the government.

About Pearson

At Pearson, our purpose is simple: to add life to a lifetime of learning. We believe that every learning opportunity is a chance for a personal breakthrough. That’s why our c.20,000 Pearson employees are committed to creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are the world’s leading learning company, serving customers in nearly 200 countries with digital content, assessments, qualifications, and data. For us, learning isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are.

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For more information, please contact: Bhavya Suri, PR & Corporate Affairs, Pearson India & MENA-

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