TITLE

Shaffer to leave Jostens Learning, Pearson's Veit to take over in May

PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;04/22/98, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the resignation of David Shaffer as chief executive officer and part owner of educational software publisher Jostens Learning Corp. (JLC). Decision to take over position vacated by David Veit as head of textbook publisher Thomson Corp.'s Publishing International; Achievements; Financial growth of Jostens; Details of management changes at JLC.
ACCESSION #
540575

 

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