STAMFORD, Conn., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Learning, one of the
world's largest providers of print and digital information services for the
educational and library reference markets, announced today that it will
change its name to Cengage Learning. The company, recently acquired by Apax
Partners and OMERS Capital Partners, says the new name is based on being at
the "center of engagement" for its customers worldwide.
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"Increasingly, our customers recognize that their success depends on
being constructively engaged with others involved in teaching, learning and
research," said Ronald Dunn, chief executive officer, Thomson Learning.
"The name Cengage Learning reflects our commitment to promoting engagement
and improving results for all of our customers."
Extensive market research shows that the name Cengage Learning both
reinforces Thomson Learning's traditions as a research and educational
publisher and conveys its commitment to innovate in order to meet
customers' needs for new forms of products and services in the future. In
addition to the corporate name Cengage Learning, the company will continue
to emphasize its widely known and respected company and imprint brands
including Heinle, Gale, Wadsworth, Delmar Learning, Brooks/Cole and
South-Western, among others.
The company will introduce the Cengage Learning identity throughout the
business beginning on August 31, 2007 and in the meantime, will continue to
operate under the Thomson Learning name.
About Thomson Learning
Thomson Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for
colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers, government
agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. These solutions
are delivered through specialized content, applications and services that
foster academic excellence, professional development and measurable
learning outcomes. Thomson Learning's mission is to shape the future of
global learning by delivering consistently better learning solutions for
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SOURCE Thomson Learning