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DDLS appoints Jon Lang as new Chief Executive Officer

Sydney, AustraliaLearning NewsLumify Group

DDLS Australia Pty Ltd, leading ICT learning provider, today announced it has strengthened its leadership team by appointing Jon Lang as its new Chief Executive Officer. Jon will replace Mal Shaw who has stepped down.

Jon Lang new DDLS CEO
Jon Lang new DDLS CEO  

Jon Lang was until recently the Chief Executive of Upskilled, a leader in the provision of certificate and diploma programs and nationally accredited online IT training. During his time with Upskilled, the business has grown to be one of the largest fee-for-service RTOs in Australia with over 20,000 students trained.  Jon is a regular speaker at educational conferences on topics such as growing education businesses through the development of unique partnership models. Prior to his tenure at Upskilled, Jon had a background in corporate finance at Crowe Horwath and UBS.

Jon Lang comments, "With over 25 years in the Australian market, DDLS has worked hard to become the market leader in technical, process and people training in the ICT industry, winning the global Microsoft Learning award in 2016, an Australian first. I'm joining DDLS at an exciting time where we will be introducing new partnerships, learning modalities and enhancing our offerings. I’m excited to lead DDLS in this next chapter in its history."

CEO of EdventureCo, Sean Steele, adds, "The reputation of DDLS in its core business is unparalleled.  We have an excellent platform from which to evolve and sustainably differentiate our proposition to the market.  I’m thrilled Jon will be joining us and am confident the organisation will benefit from his unique and complementary experience, perspective and energy.”