Scholastic Announces Raghushri Sankaran as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and Kevin Conklin as Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations
NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, today announced the appointment of two leaders for the Company's technology and operational teams. Raghushri Sankaran serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, leading Scholastic Technology Solutions, and Kevin Conklin as Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations. Mr. Sankaran and Mr. Conklin both join the Scholastic Management Executive Committee and report directly to Richard Robinson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic. Their roles are responsible for the direction and implementation of the future vision of technology and operations for the Company.
"Technology systems and operations excellence are essential to ensuring we are able to bring print and digital resources directly to our customers, in a customized way. Raghushri Sankaran and Kevin Conklin are the ideal leaders we need in roles integral to building effective systems and delivering world class fulfillment service that enable Scholastic to continue expanding access to reading and learning for young people everywhere," said Richard Robinson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic.
Raghushri Sankaran, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Before coming to Scholastic in 2015, Mr. Sankaran led the Healthcare Enterprise Platform team at Siemens Healthcare, served as the Director of Technology at Sapient, and led Intuit's Enterprise Commerce Platform and Enterprise Order System Middleware groups.
Kevin Conklin, Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations
Prior to joining Scholastic, Mr. Conklin held roles as Vice President, Operations Americas for Pandora Jewelry, Director of Distribution and Logistics for the Clorox Company, overseeing the Burt's Bees Division, as well as Senior Director of the Ohio and Mid-Atlantic Region and Corporate Operations for Office Depot. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Foundation, Inc. He is also an Advisory Board Member of Transportation Impact, LLC, and a former Advisory Board Member for the Make-A-Wish foundation, having served as Governing Board Member & Governance Committee Co-Chair.
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