Monarch Media Inc. announces appointment of new CEO
October 25, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA
Monarch Media, a leading provider of eLearning and training solutions for education, health care, and government markets announced today the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer Greg Flesher, a former senior executive with Elsevier.
“I’m honored to be joining such an outstanding team. Monarch Media has a long and distinguished record of developing innovative and award-winning digital solutions for a diverse set of clients,” said Flesher. “The company’s focus on transforming learning is well aligned to the needs of so many organizations today. I’m looking forward to building upon the great foundation currently in place and taking Monarch to the next level of growth in the years to come.”
With more than 20 years of experience delivering innovative solutions to higher education students, faculty, and institutions, Flesher most recently served as SVP, E-Product Technology for the education segment of Elsevier. Previously, he led the establishment and rapid growth of Elsevier’s first online learning platform, Evolve®, which has served more than 5 million health science students and faculty worldwide since launch. He has significant experience building and leading high-performing educational product and platform development teams focused on eLearning, high-stakes assessment, and training simulation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northeast Missouri State University.
Flesher will succeed current CEO Chris Bush, who will take an advisory position and assist with transition in the coming months. “We are pleased that Greg has agreed to take the helm as CEO at Monarch and feel confident that he has the experience to lead the company through the next stages of its growth,” said Bush.
“We couldn’t be more pleased to have Greg onboard,” added Claire Schneeberger, Monarch Media’s founder and CIO. “His track record as a leader with deep understanding of our industry and as a visionary who understands the power of great learning design is a perfect fit for the innovative culture here.”
About Monarch Media
Monarch Media is a leader in creating digital learning solutions around the globe. For almost 20 years, we’ve helped leading corporations, government agencies, universities, schools, and nonprofits accomplish their training and educational goals by blending the right technology solutions with superior instructional design and user experience expertise to deliver effective and compelling online learning experiences. For more information, visit www.monarchmedia.com.
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