ETS hires former Pearson exec as chief operating officer

Princeton-based education company ETS has named a new chief operating officer, it announced Monday.

Eddie Monteiro will join the firm as senior vice president and COO, overseeing and supporting overall growth and transformation in technology and customer operations, as well as student and teacher assessments, it said in a news release.

“Eddie joins ETS with extensive knowledge of business operations and assessment production and delivery, and a drive to ensure our business is operating efficiently in alignment with our mission, vision and values,” CEO Walt MacDonald said in a prepared statement. “I look forward to Eddie joining our executive team and supporting our continued efforts to advance quality and equity in education for all learners.”

Monteiro joins ETS from Pearson PLC, where he had been SVP, global business and technology services, for the past six years. Before Pearson, he was a vice president and partner at IBM Global Business Services.

“ETS has a long legacy of delivering trusted solutions, and I’m thrilled to bring my passion for driving business outcomes to this organization,” he said in a statement. “Joining the ETS leadership team also means contributing to a powerful mission to serve learners worldwide, and I’m proud to become an integral part of that work.”