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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, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. The company offers programs for students in various fields, such as architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality management, information technology, law, and medicine. It provides programs through a network of campus-based and online universities. 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. Laur...

650 South Exeter Street

Baltimore, MD 21202-4382

United States

Founded in 1998

43,200 Employees





Key Executives for Laureate Education, Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 49
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 49
Chief Executive Officer of Latin America Region
Age: 45
Chief Executive Officer of Asia, Middle East & Africa
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Laureate Education, Inc. Key Developments

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.

Laureate Reportedly Eyes IPO

Laureate Education, Inc. is planning for $1 billion initial public offering in the U.S., people with knowledge of the matter said. Laureate was taken private in a management-led $3.8 billion buyout in 2007, backed by an investor group including KKR & Co. and Citigroup Inc. Matthew Yale, Senior Vice President of communications at Laureate, declined to comment on the company’s plans for an IPO, as did Kristi Huller, a spokeswoman for KKR.

Laureate Education, Inc. Presents at JPMorgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference, Feb-24-2015 07:40 AM

Laureate Education, Inc. Presents at JPMorgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference, Feb-24-2015 07:40 AM. Venue: Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, United States.

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