David Levin named CEO of McGraw-Hill Education

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

David Levin, chief executive of United Business Media since 2005, has been appointed president and chief executive of McGraw-Hill Education, the US school and college textbook publisher.

Mr. Levin’s appointment comes just over a year after Apollo Global Management, the private equity firm, won a $2.5bn auction for the educational publishing business, which was formerly a division of the group now called McGraw Hill Financial, owner of Standard & Poor’s.

McGraw-Hill Education, which competes with Pearson, has invested in technology to make learning more personalized, but still relies heavily on print revenues in an industry being transformed by new technology.

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