VCampus Announces Management ChangesBoard Appoints Nat Kannan CEO, Daniel Neal Vice Chairman
RESTON, VA, December 19, 2002 — VCampus Corporation (Nasdaq: VCMP), a leading provider of end-to-end, web-based e-Learning solutions, announced today a change in executive management, which will enable the company to focus more intensely on a number of major new opportunities in the rapidly evolving e-Learning marketplace.
Effective immediately, Daniel Neal, who joined VCampus in September 2000 as its President & CEO, will become Vice Chairman of the Board and serve in the role of Chief of Strategic Partnerships for the company. Nat Kannan, Founder and Chairman of the Board, will assume the additional role of CEO.
Discussing the changes, Mr. Neal said, “The Board has authorized and approved this shift in the management team so that VCampus can take full advantage of exciting new opportunities in the e-Learning marketplace. I will be forging partnerships to support and effect major changes in the way post-secondary distance learning is delivered and the ways major organizations can achieve their goals through a mix of communication, training and education.”
VCampus has built successful partnerships and teaming agreements across its client base. Mr. Neal will be helping the company create new relationships modeled after partnerships it currently has with higher education clients such as Park University and Federal Government clients such as GSA, VA, SSA, U.S. Army, NCUA, and FEMA.
“e-Learning is getting the attention of top leaders of our nation’s government agencies, corporations and membership associations,” said Mr. Neal, “and we have decided to focus my efforts full time on working with organizations to build strategic partnerships. By careful partnering with a number of institutions, VCampus will continue to be a pioneer in the e-Learning industry. I am excited and honored that the Board is confident that I am the right person to lead this effort.”
Nat Kannan, the company’s Founder and Chairman, said, “The Board has decided to utilize Daniel’s considerable talents towards building on our record of successful partnerships, which are critical to our plans for rapid growth in the coming year. Daniel has assembled a strong executive team and has placed VCampus on very solid footing with respect to our technology, operations, and service delivery systems. We are looking forward to a very productive 2003.”
VCampus® Corporation (Nasdaq: VCMP) is a leading provider of end-to-end e‑Learning solutions. The company develops, manages and hosts turnkey, web-based learning solutions for corporations, government agencies, associations and higher education institutions. VCampus enables these organizations to offer complete global distance learning solutions to their customers, employees, distributors, suppliers and students. VCampus’ e-Learning solutions are designed to help clients deliver higher education programs to adult students; improve the performance of their distribution channels and suppliers; measure and develop their employees’ knowledge, skills and abilities; and increase their customers’ satisfaction and loyalty. VCampus distributes a courseware library of more than 5,200 web-based courses and has delivered more than 2.5 million courses to over 700,000 adult learners. VCampus Corporation is headquartered in Reston, VA. For more information, call 800-915-9298, or visit the VCampus web site at www.vcampus.com. “VCampus” is a registered trademark of VCampus Corporation.
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