K12 Inc. Appoints James Rhyu as New CFO
HERNDON, Va. -- May 2, 2013
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 that James Rhyu will join K12 as Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer in early June.
Mr. Rhyu joins K12 from Match.com, where he has served as Chief Financial
Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, overseeing a broad range of
functions, including human resources, legal, information technology and
operations, certain international operations and product development, since
"James brings a wealth of financial management experience and diversity of
background to the K12 executive management team. I've worked with James in the
past and I’m confident his financial and strategic contributions will be
welcome and well utilized here at K12," said Executive Chairman, Nate Davis.
Mr. Rhyu has more than 20 years of financial management in various global
industries and has worked and lived outside the United States for almost half
of his career. Prior to his roles at Match.com, Mr. Rhyu was a Senior Vice
President of Finance at Dow Jones & Company, where he ran the global financial
function. Previously, Mr. Rhyu served for three years as the Corporate
Controller of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its predecessor company, XM Satellite
Radio, as well as serving in the same role for Graftech International. Mr.
Rhyu also spent six years with Ernst & Young LLP in the United States and
South America. He holds a BS from the Wharton School of Business at the
University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from London Business School.
"I'm excited to join Nate and the management team at K12 and share their
commitment and passion for education and delivering long-term shareholder
value," said Mr. Rhyu.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is leading the transformation to individualized learning
as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for
students in pre-kindergarten through high school. K12 has worked with over
2,000 school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over
the past decade. K12 provides curricula, academic services, and learning
solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended
school programs, and families. K12's curriculum is rooted in decades of
research combined with 21st-century technology by cognitive scientists,
interactive designers and teachers. K12's portfolio of more than 550 unique
courses and titles—the most extensive in the technology-based education
industry—covers every core subject and four academic levels for high school
including Honors and AP. K12 offers credit recovery courses, career-building
electives, remediation support, six world languages and a deep STEM offering.
The K12^program is offered through K12^partner public schools in more than
two-thirds of the states and theDistrict of Columbia, and through private
schools serving students in all 50 states and 85 countries. More information
can be found atK12.com.
Christina L. Parker, 703-483-7077
VP Investor Relations
Jeff Kwitowski, 703-483-7281
SVP Public Relations
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