Underscoring the Importance of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Cengage Learning Announces New General Manager of ed2go

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To build upon the company's growth in the continuing education and workforce development markets, Cengage Learning today announced Carrie Doyle as the new General Manager of ed2go. In this role, Doyle leads and manages ed2go's marketing, product development, technology, sales and support services with a focus on the customer. She will build upon the established brand to leverage current content while seeking new opportunities to expand all assets.

"I am pleased to welcome Carrie to the Cengage Learning team and I look forward to the ideas, perspective and expertise she brings at this transformative time for our company," said Dawn Gerrain, Senior Vice President, Cengage Learning. "Having worked in the education industry for more than 15 years – as an online instructor, curriculum specialist, training and operations director, author and executive – her well-rounded experience is unparalleled. Under Carrie's leadership we look to further elevate the ed2go brand and explore innovative ways to deliver online learning to more adults seeking education and workforce development opportunities."

Doyle will work with her team at ed2go to further develop flagship products, such as Career Online High School, which has gained strong momentum in the library and workforce development spaces. Most recently featured at CGI America, Cengage Learning's Commitment to Action partnerships were noted for their work in providing scholarships for high school diplomas and advanced degree career certificates to employees in retail, hospitality and food service sectors. Similarly through ed2go, public libraries such as those in Los Angeles and Sacramento, are offering library patrons the opportunity to reengage with the education system and prepare for entry into post-secondary career education or the workforce.

Doyle joins Cengage Learning from Pearson, where she held various positions over her ten-year tenure. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of Emerging Models where she was responsible for bringing ingenuity, profit, and scale through unique educational solutions, collaboration, partnerships and models.  Prior to that, Doyle was the Vice President of Pearson Custom Curriculum, whose primary focus was on the analysis, design, development, marketing, sale and evaluation of custom curriculum.

Doyle holds a BA in Communication from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She will be based at ed2go's office in Temecula, CA.

About Cengage Learning and ed2go
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide.  ed2go, part of Cengage Learning, is the largest provider of turnkey online training and education solutions serving the adult education, career and corporate training markets. With over 2,000 colleges, universities, community based organizations and other training providers, ed2go has served more than 2.5 million students. ed2go's ever-growing catalog of Online Courses and Career Training Programs makes it simple for students to enrich their lives or reach professional goals in a supportive and engaging environment. For more information: www.cengage.com and www.ed2go.com.

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