Edmentum Names Robert J. Rueckl President and CEO

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Edmentum Names Robert J. Rueckl President and CEO

James Stewart Named as Chief Financial Officer

March 17, 2016 - Minneapolis

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Edmentum, a leading provider of proven online learning solutions, headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., has named Robert J. Rueckl President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Rueckl was appointed Interim CEO on August 28, 2015, and prior to that time served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer since January 2007.

Mark McEachen, the chairman of Edmentum’s board of directors, said “We were fortunate to have someone with Rob’s experience and tenure to step into the interim CEO role last August and assist the board in managing through an unexpected leadership change. As the board began working more closely with Rob, it became clear that he was the logical choice to lead the business going forward.”

“I’m excited about the opportunity to continue building a strong future for Edmentum,” said Rueckl.  “We are proud of our long history of serving K–12 and postsecondary schools by providing the technology solutions they need to create a 21st century learning experience for their students. Empowering educators to create successful outcomes has always been the heart of our mission at Edmentum. It drives the passion our employees have for what we do, and will continue to be our focus going forward.”

The company also named James Stewart as its new Chief Financial Officer. Stewart has been the company’s interim CFO since October 2015, and prior to that was the CFO of Qumu Corporation, a publicly-held provider of video content management software to business. Stewart holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and over the course of his career, has served as CFO of a number of software and technology companies.

About Edmentum, Inc.
Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to move education forward. For more information, visit edmentum.com.

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