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SkillSoft Names Heather Loisel Chief Marketing Officer

Former SAP and JDA Software Executive Brings 20 Years of Experience to one of the Leading E-learning and Performance Support Solutions Providers

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced the appointment of Heather Loisel as chief marketing officer (CMO).

A seasoned software marketing executive, Loisel brings more than 20 years of experience to SkillSoft. Prior to joining SkillSoft, Loisel was senior vice president of Marketing for JDA Software. She has also held vice president of marketing positions with SAP and PeopleSoft. Loisel will be responsible for defining and directing SkillSoft's strategic positioning, go-to-market strategy, demand generation and management of all global marketing functions.

"We are thrilled to have someone with Heather's track record join SkillSoft at this important phase in the company's growth," said Chuck Moran, CEO and president of SkillSoft. "Her experience in building marketing programs for global technology leaders is precisely what we need to take SkillSoft to the next level. We are excited that she will be spearheading our global marketing organization into the future. With her leadership we are confident that we will expand our market- position in the e-learning and performance solution industry."

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About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. SkillSoft is on the web at

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