learndirect appoints new Senior Vice President – Sales

learndirect, the UK’s leading online learning provider, has announced the appointment of Suzana Lopes as Senior Vice President – Sales.

Suzana brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in sales and marketing in the e-learning and education arena for more than 15 years.

She joins learndirect from her position as Managing Director – New Markets at Pearson Vue, where she helped establish and grow international programmes in places such as Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. She has also worked for other large organisations such as Oracle and Docent Corporation.

In her new role, Suzana will lead on business development activity to help learndirect make the most of growth opportunities both at home and abroad.

On her appointment, Suzana said: “I’m really excited to be joining learndirect as it has a great heritage in using technology for learning. I’m looking forward to maximising the opportunities presented to the business including developing relationships with employers, increasing retail sales and building a strong and successful learning solutions business.”

Sarah Jones, learndirect Chief Executive said: “We’re delighted to have Suzana on board. Her extensive experience in the sector will be invaluable to us as we start a new era in the growth and development of learndirect.

“She’ll be helping us build on the success of learndirect over the past twelve years, reaching more businesses and learners with a wider range of products and services while continuing to deliver excellent training and raise standards across the sector.”