Career College Central summary:
PlattForm, a leading enrollment solutions partner to colleges and universities worldwide, announced the hiring of Jon Gaunt as Vice President of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions and Rob Schipull as Vice President of Business Intelligence.
Gaunt was instrumental in the recent acquisition of U.K.-based Outreach Education, which provides complimentary placement services to students looking to pursue their education abroad. This achievement falls in line with the company’s vision and direction, as well as Gaunt’s responsibility of finding strategic opportunities in new markets.
Formerly Gaunt held a similar role as Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Hosting.com, where he led corporate strategy initiatives to increase revenue and improve long-term competitive viability.
Schipull adds an analytical dimension to the PlattForm spectrum, which really broadens the scope of its full-service offerings. Schipull employs tactics such as risk management and predictive modeling to enhance marketing performance for clients. With a background in telecommunications and banking, Schipull’s resume includes companies such as Sprint and JPMorgan Chase. Most recently he was a Senior Finance Manager at T-Mobile.
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