STAMFORD, CT: Cengage Learning has hired Susan Aspey as SVP of public affairs and Josef Blumenfeld as SVP of corporate affairs.
The company also brought on Fernando Bleichmar as EVP and chief strategy officer and Torsten Geers as SVP for corporate development and M&A.
Aspey will be responsible for developing strategies, programs, and partnerships to enhance Cengage's position as a thought leader in education. She will support communications with stakeholders focused on improving education, the company said in a statement.
Blumenfeld is responsible for all media relations and external communications and messaging for the company. Geers will lead its corporate development activities, including M&A, divestitures, alliances, and other key strategic development initiatives.