McGraw-Hill Education Appoints Simon Allen and Cathleen Danaher

ChampionScott Partners is pleased to announce the appointments of two outstanding executives to McGraw-Hill Education (MHE), a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results.

  • Simon Allen, President, International
  • Cathleen Danaher, Chief Financial Officer, School Group

Simon’s global education leadership expertise of over 20 years is unmatched. Most recently, Simon was CEO of Macmillan Education where he led the company’s transition from print to print-technology. Earlier in his career, Simon worked for McGraw-Hill Companies, Pearson Education EMEA and Prentice Hall Europe. Simon earned his BA with honors from Middlesex University School of Business and completed Executive Education programs in Leadership and Strategic Management at the London School of Business.

Cathleen brings 15+ years of financial leadership experience with her to MHE. She joins from private equity sponsored, iCIMS, where she served as Associate Vice President of Finance. Previously, Cathleen was CFO of LexisNexis’ $1B Legal & Professional division where she was business partner to the CEO, North America Research Solutions. Cathleen earned her BA from Hofstra University and MBA from Rider University.

About McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results. McGraw-Hill Education has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 60 languages. For more information, please visit www.mheducation.com.

About ChampionScott Partners
ChampionScott Partners is a leading retained executive search firm focused on delivering leadership solutions for technology and technology-enabled companies, globally. Throughout every search we undertake, we apply the strategic insights of an experienced search partner, the operating skills of an internationally expert management team, and the recruiting abilities of a premiere executive search firm. For more information, please visit www.championscott.com or contact Stephanie McGuire or Geoff Champion.