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Company Overview of Kaplan, Inc.

Company Overview

Kaplan, Inc. provides educational and career services to individuals, schools, and businesses in the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, China, Australia, and internationally. The company offers English-language and university pathway programs; programs to prepare professionals for various licensing and advanced designation exams, as well as continuing education in various fields; training for accountancy and finance qualifications, and higher education programs; and preparation for standardized tests for college and graduate school admissions and English-language proficiency. It also provides services, such as preparing physicians and nurse...

6301 Kaplan University Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

United States

Founded in 1938

Phone:

954-515-3993

Key Executives for Kaplan, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 44
Chairman of Graham Holdings Company and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Holdings Company
Age: 69
Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan Higher Education Group
Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Kaplan, Inc. Key Developments

Kaplan Partners with Squla to Make After-School Screen Time Educational and Fun

Squla and Kaplan have joined forces to bring Squla's unique game-based K-6 learning program into the homes of U.S. elementary school children. The partnership integrates Kaplan's highly effective content into Squla's proven game-based learning program. Squla and Kaplan have joined forces to bring Squla's unique game-based K-6 learning program to children in the United States. Squla is specially designed for use outside of the classroom. Through its highly engaging interface and its lively, creative game elements, the program motivates children to learn using play patterns they enjoy. Squla transforms after-school screen time into an opportunity to cultivate academic achievement and learning at a child's individual pace.

Kaplan Inc. Announces Executive Changes, Effective from April 1, 2014

Former Dallas mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Tom Leppert has been named CEO of Kaplan Inc. Leppert will replace Andrew Rosen as CEO with effective from April 1, 2014. Leppert joined Kaplan as president and chief operating officer in January 2013. Before joining Kaplan, Leppert was mayor of Dallas from 2007 through 2011 and ran for Senate in 2012, but did not make the Republican runoff. Before being elected mayor, Leppert was CEO of The Turner Corp.

Kaplan Test Preparation Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2012

Kaplan Test preparation reported earnings results for the third quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2012. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $60,485,000 compared with $66,901,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss restructuring costs included in divisions was $6,732,000 compared with operating profit restructuring costs included in divisions $520,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss restructuring costs excluded in divisions was $6,732,000 compared with operating income restructuring costs excluded in divisions $1,009,000 for the same period last year. For the twelve months, the company reported revenue of $284,252,000 compared with $303,093,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss restructuring costs included in divisions was $10,799,000 compared with $28,498,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss restructuring costs excluded in divisions was $10,799,000 compared with $15,959,000 for the same period last year.

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