Vin Riera new CEO of Promethean

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NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building online communities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vin Riera as the chief executive officer of Promethean.

Today NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited announced Vin Riera as the new CEO of @Promethean.

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Riera most recently served as director and CEO of Collegis Education, a leading provider of technology, marketing, and academic programs to service providers and higher education institutions. Prior to Collegis, Riera served as Director and CEO of Edmentum, a leader in software curriculum and assessment solutions. In addition, he served in progressive executive leadership roles at Gateway, Inc. and Equant, Inc., now Orange Business Services.

“Vin is an experienced executive, an edtech industry visionary, and a highly respected leader across multiple disciplines,” said Dr. Simon Leung, Vice Chairman of NetDragon Websoft, Inc. and Chairman of the board of Promethean World Limited. “I have no doubt that Vin’s breadth of experience and proven leadership capabilities will propel our company forward as we continue our mission to develop the transformative technologies, educational content, and dynamic experiences that motivate students to learn.”

Reflecting on his appointment, Riera said, “I am honored and excited to have been selected to lead this amazing company. Promethean has always had a unique blend of culture, innovation, diversity, and customer focus that has fortified its reputation and success for nearly 20 years. I am passionately committed to furthering that legacy of success and continuing to place our customers at the center of everything we do.”

Riera assumed the new role on January 9, 2017.

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