K12 Inc. Announces the Appointment of Former Governor John M. Engler to the
Board of Directors
HERNDON, Va. -- October 26, 2012
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of proprietary, technology-based
curriculum, software and education services created for individualized
learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade, today
announced the appointment of John M. Engler to the Board of Directors for the
Mr. Engler has been President of the Business Roundtable, an association of
chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, since January 2011. From
2004 to 2011, Mr. Engler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of
the National Association of Manufacturers. He was President of State and Local
Government and Vice President of Government Solutions for North America for
Electronic Data Systems Corporation from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Engler served as
Michigan's 46th governor for three terms from 1991 to 2003. He also currently
serves on the Board of Directors of Universal Forest Products Inc. and Munder
"We are fortunate to add such a distinguished individual to the board, and
look forward to the business and leadership experience Mr. Engler brings to
our Company," said Ron Packard, Chief Executive Officer of K12 Inc. Nate
Davis, Chairman of the Board of Directors of K12 Inc., commented, "Mr. Engler
will further diversify and complement the talent of our board of directors,
and I am confident the Company will benefit from the unique insights and
knowledge he will bring."
The appointment of Mr. Engler was effective October 22, 2012.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company, is the nation's
largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for
students in kindergarten through high school. Using 21st century tools to
prepare 21st century students, K12 provides a new choice for students to learn
in a flexible and innovative way, at an individualized pace. K12 provides
curriculums and academic services to public and private online schools and
districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs and directly to
families. K12 is accredited through AdvancED, the world's largest education
community. Additional information on K12 can be found at www.K12.com.
Christina L. Parker, 703-483-7077
VP Investor Relations
Jeff Kwitowski, 703-483-7281
SVP Public Relations
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