Today, Exemplar Education has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Hobbs as Chief Operating Officer and Wayne Merris as Head of Marketing.

 Andrew has played a major role in the growth of the UK’s biggest learning support company over his 11 years with Exemplar Education while Wayne brings 20 years of international marketing experience.

 Group Chairman Anthony Lee, says, “We are in a truly exciting time here at Exemplar Education. We will be able to continue our growth and success as we work to support young people’s learning across the country.”

Today, Exemplar Education has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Hobbs as new Chief Operating Officer and Wayne Merris as the company’s new Head of Marketing. Andrew will be responsible for managing all operational process improvements across the group including customer care development, HR policy and development, buildings and insurance management, health & safety, compliance and GDPR and reporting. Andrew has played a major role in the growth of Exemplar Education over his 11 years with the company. On his new appointment he said, “My career has been dedicated to giving children the best education possible and I am passionate in helping to ensure that every child deserves the opportunity to be the best they can be. Exemplar Education gives this option to many who could not otherwise access extra help, and I am extremely proud to continue my journey with them.” Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role, having worked at Exemplar Education for over 11 years. He is currently Company Secretary and Main Board Director and will retain these responsibilities as he moves into his new role. The country’ biggest learning support provider has also announced the appointment of Wayne Merris as the new Head of Marketing. In the role, Wayne will be responsible for the full marketing function, including day-to-day lead generation, social media, SEO and PR at an exciting stage in the company’s growth. Wayne’s promotion will see him join the Senior Management Team, bringing with him years of experience in the international marketing arena, particularly in the area of strategic brand positioning. Before joining Exemplar Education, Wayne spent 6 years as Head of Marketing for a major South African telco, Cell C, where he led substantial growth in consumer brand consideration in the sector. Prior to that, he was Group Marketing Manager at Pernod Ricard South Africa, responsible for their Scotch Whisky portfolio, spearheading exponential volume growth on their Global Icon brand, Chivas Regal. On his appointment, Wayne says “Exemplar Education is a truly exciting company and the growth and success we have achieved in the past is down to not only a fundamentally great product, but an amazing team. I am excited to be leading the marketing team in continuing the success that Exemplar Education has achieved thus far.” Media Contacts: Lauren Edward: / 020 7384 6980 About Exemplar Education: Exemplar Education is the largest UK supplier of high quality, affordable, supplementary home-based maths and English education. Starting in 1991, Exemplar Education has developed and refined the use of home learning to supplement and support schoolwork in maths, English and reading, from Year 1 to GCSE and now have over 350 people working from 6 locations across the UK. Over 400,000 children in the UK have registered on Exemplar Education programmes.