Encyclopaedia Britannica® India, a leading learning solutions company in PreK-12 education, today announced that it has appointed Rohit Dhar as Vice President – Learning Solutions. Dhar carries with him an experience of over 24 years working with multinational public and privately held companies. He joins Britannica from Oxford University Press where he was Publishing Director (School Education & ELT).
“Encyclopaedia Britannica India has emerged as a significant player in Indian publishing landscape; both in print as well as in digital domain. It is now poised to contribute even more to the fast changing and evolving educational system of the country. I am looking forward to being a part of this young, vibrant and enthusiastic team,” said Rohit Dhar, Vice President – Learning Solutions, on his appointment.
“Educational Publishing today is more complex than it used to be. With ever evolving technologies and creative tools and methods for imparting quality education, Britannica seeks to continuously transform itself to stay abreast with the market requirements. To fuel this transformation, we are fortunate to have found Rohit who can manage all of these crucial tasks superbly,” said Sarvesh Shrivastava, Managing Director, Encyclopaedia Britannica South Asia.
About Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is a global leader in education publishing whose products are available in many media, including online and mobile devices. A pioneer in digital publishing since the early 1980s, the company markets a variety of curriculum products for schools, language-study courses, online learning services, encyclopaedias and other reference works and language products through its Merriam-Webster subsidiary. The company is headquartered in Chicago.