Macmillan Learning has announced the resignation of CEO Ken Michaels. Michaels was appointed Chief Executive to Macmillan Learning in April 2015, following his tenure as Chief Operating Officer for Macmillan’s global education unit. After Michaels’ appointment, Macmillan Learning has enjoyed a period of solid growth and innovation.
Following Michaels’ departure, Macmillan Learning General Manager Susan Winslow will lead the company with the group’s senior leadership team. They will report to Macmillan CEO John Sargent.
Michaels joined Macmillan in 2013 from Hachette Book Group (HBG), where he was President and COO. He is a former Chairman of the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). He has more than 30 years of industry-changing accomplishments at the top trade, educational, and scholarly publishing companies, with senior roles at The McGraw Hill Companies and Hachette Book Group.