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Learning Pool recruits Kevin Adams as VP, North American Sales to help drive US ambitions

Derry, Northern IrelandLearning NewsLearning Pool

Learning Pool, the leading e-learning solutions provider, is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Kevin Adams as VP of Sales, North America to help drive the company's ambitions in the US and Canada.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Kevin is an accomplished sales leader with over 20 years of experience in sales, sales management and consulting roles. Spanning organizations from pre-IPO to Fortune 100,  Kevin’s career has seen him scale high-growth global tech companies, start-ups and enterprises, as well as other SaaS organizations. 

Previously Senior VP of Sales at Kazoo HR and most recently VP of Global Sales at Cloud Academy, Kevin is a strategic leader who has defined and delivered results across numerous industries through value management, professionally managed change and sales process adherence. 

Speaking of the appointment, Kevin said: 

“I am honored to join the Learning Pool team and help to build on the solid foundation developed over the last 15 years.  Learning Pool is perfectly positioned to disrupt the North American Learning and Development industry with its award-winning offerings and its world-class customer experience. I look forward to the challenge of building and directing the sales organization to drive further success of Learning Pool.”

Following the recent acquisition of Colorado-based LMS specialists Remote Learner, Kevin’s appointment comes at an exciting time for Learning Pool as it continues to build its global brand and achieve ambitious growth in the North American market. 

Welcoming Kevin to the company, Learning Pool’s Chief Commercial Officer, Duncan Shores commented:

“Kevin joins us at a pivotal moment for Learning Pool in the United States and Canada. Having won a number of Fortune 1000 customers over the past year, and welcomed a new team of colleagues from Remote Learner, we’re doubling down on our previous investments in the region with rapid expansion of our sales and marketing team. I have no doubt that Kevin’s previous industry experience, especially nearly a decade with Skillsoft Corporation, and leadership style will considerably benefit Learning Pool Inc for the foreseeable future.”