Hobsons Announces New SVP of Talent

Marcelle Wood joins the Hobsons Leadership Team

Arlington, VA – September 16, 2019 - Hobsons, the leader in education technology, announced today the addition of Marcelle Wood to the senior leadership team as SVP of Talent.

Ms. Wood will be responsible for leading the company’s talent strategy, training and development, and organizational and performance management. She will oversee all of Hobsons’ talent functions and report directly to Kate Cassino, Chief Executive Officer of Hobsons.

“We are delighted to have Marcelle join our team,” said Ms. Cassino. “Marcelle is a creative HR professional with proven international success, and we are confident she will add to our leadership team’s commitment to connect talent strategy to our business strategy.”

Ms. Wood has an extensive international background in HR management, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at Hanover Research. Prior to that, she served in various human resources roles at Emit Technologies, CEB, and World Vision International. Ms. Wood received her BA in Education and French and English Literature from University of Pretoria, South Africa, and PHR-equivalent certification from Damelin Management School.

About Hobsons

A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions—Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish—to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students.

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