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Company Overview of Laureate Education, Inc.

Company Overview

Laureate Education, Inc. provides undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. The company offers programs in various fields, such as business and management, medical and health sciences, engineering, information technology, architecture, education, law, communications, and hospitality management. It provides programs through a network of campus-based and online institutions. Laureate Education, Inc. was formerly known as Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Laureate Education, Inc. in May 2004. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. Laureate...

650 South Exeter Street

Baltimore, MD 21202-4382

United States

Founded in 1998

45,000 Employees





Key Executives for Laureate Education, Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Latin America Region
Age: 46
Chief Executive Officer of Europe and Mediterranean Region
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Laureate Education, Inc. Key Developments

Laureate Education To Hold IPO Plan

Laureate Education, Inc. decided to go public last fall and a year later, the company still hasn’t listed its stock on the market. "The timing may not be so good," said Kathleen Smith, a principal at Renaissance Capital, a manager of IPO-focused funds. "Maybe when the dust settles it will be a better time."

Laureate Education, Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 16th Annual Back to School Conference, Sep-15-2016

Laureate Education, Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 16th Annual Back to School Conference, Sep-15-2016 . Venue: The Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, United States.

Laureate Education, Inc. Appoints Enderson Guimaraes as President and Chief Operating Officer, Effective September 1, 2015

Laureate Education, Inc. appointed Enderson Guimaraes president and chief operating officer, effective September 1, 2015. Mr. Guimaraes will report to Douglas L. Becker, Laureate's founder, chairman and chief executive officer, and will work with Laureate's executive leadership team to enhance the organization's operations model and promote best practices throughout the international network. Mr. Guimaraes most recently served as an executive vice president at PepsiCo, where he oversaw the company's global categories and operations, including the business and information solutions functions, procurement and corporate strategy.

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