School Specialty selects new leader

Posted on Jan 12, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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School Specialty, Inc. in Greenville has a new leader

The company announced today that Michael P. Lavelle has been appointed as its president and CEO.

Lavelle, 42, most recently served as the President of the Education Group of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the largest K-12 education company in the United States. He replaces David J. Vander Zanden, who announced last spring that he would retire. Vander Zanden will remain on the Company’s Board of Directors.