Pete Shemilt will act as Vice-President Marketing and Enrolment of Sommet Education

| Updated: Jan 23, 2017 18:21 IST

New Delhi [India], (ANI): Pete Shemilt has been appointed as the new Vice-President Marketing and Enrolment of Sommet Education. This new appointment comes in addition to the recent arrival of Benoît-Etienne Domenget, Chief Executive Officer and Fabien Fresnel, Chief Operating Officer. Sommet Education encompasses Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education. Pete Shemilt started his career with Pearson,where he progressed to International Sales and Marketing Director, managing sales and marketing teams and building partnerships across the UK, South Africa, USA, MiddleEast and Scandinavia. From 2005 to 2008, Pete Shemilt was Sales and Marketing Directorat Cambridge University Press, in charge of EMEA regions. Over the past eight years, Pete Shemilt has led the marketing and enrolment strategy of Cambridge Education Group (CEG). In this role, Pete Shemilt directed recruitment, marketing and admissions teams in 18 countries, building a strong reputation for customer service by developing a central admissions team. Most recently, Shemilt worked with marketing consultancy The Knowledge Partnership and lead generation business The Lead Agency to provide international education expertise. Pete Shemilt holds a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Hull and an MBA from the University of Cape Town. In his new role, Pete Shemilt will be responsible for providing overall leadership and expertise to the international marketing and enrolment teams of Sommet Education, ensuring the institutions' growth and brand awareness across markets. Pete Shemilt said, "Sommet Education includes some of the world's most prestigious hospitality institutions with a long-standing heritage and a reputation for academic excellence. I am very excited to join a group that has the vision to further expand such a successful model and look forward to contributing to its strategy for growth." "We are delighted by the arrival of Pete Shemilt to head the Marketing and Enrolment departmentof Sommet Education," highlighted Benoît-Etienne Domenget, Chief Executive Officer. He added, "His long-standing experience in the education industry and his international expertise will be key assets in driving the growth and reputation of our institutions." (ANI)