PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced that it has retained executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates to assist in the identification of candidates to become the next president and CEO of ETS. Following the announcement by current President and CEO Kurt M. Landgraf that he will leave ETS at the completion of his current contract at the end of 2013, the Board of Trustees formed a search committee for Landgraf's replacement.
"The search committee undertook a thorough and thoughtful process to find the executive recruitment team that we feel can best support the continued growth and success of ETS," said Robert S. Murley, ETS Board of Trustees Chair. "The members of the committee will consider internal and external candidates for the position."
Laurie Nash and Mary Tydings will lead the search project for Russell Reynolds Associates.
At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org
SOURCE Educational Testing Service