Hanold Associates recruited Tim Grace for the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Laureate Education.
Laureate Education is a leading international network of high-quality, innovative institutions of higher education. With 70 campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than one million students in 25 countries globally, Laureate Education’s institutions offer hundreds of career-focused undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in such fields as architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality management, information technology, law and medicine.
Laureate’s purpose is to offer higher education with a unique multicultural perspective and prepare their students for exciting careers and lifelong achievement. The organization serves over 1,000,000 students in 25 countries, through over 70 institutions, with 95% of the students outside of the United States. Laureate Education has experienced 15+ consecutive years of growth. The company generated $4.38 million in revenue in 2017 and employs more than 76,000 employees globally.
Mr. Grace will report to Chief Executive Officer, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, and as CHRO, will serve as a crucial part of the Executive Committee, a key liaison to the Compensation Committee within the Board of Directors, and will be instrumental in carrying out Laureate’s mission of expanding access to quality higher education to make the world a better place. Mr. Grace’s role is located at Laureate’s global headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.
“Tim is an outstanding person and leader and will play a critical role, with Eilif, in driving the continued transformation of Laureate Education,” said Jason Hanold, CEO of Hanold Associates.
“Tim is the perfect leader for Laureate. His experience, outlook and leadership qualities will position Laureate for much success!” said Keri Gavin who co-led the search with Mr. Hanold.