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Totara Learning appoints Lars Hyland as Commercial Director and expands European team

Brighton, UKLearning NewsTotara

Totara Learning is pleased to announce the appointment of Lars Hyland as Commercial Director, who will lead the global channel partner and business development team.

Lars brings extensive experience and expertise in the application of technology to enhance learning and performance within the workplace and education. Lars has held senior business development, marketing and consulting roles across the e-learning sector and is a well-known and respected member of the learning and development community.

“It is an exciting time for the learning technology sector as organisations of all sizes adopt more flexible systems to support the learning and development needs of their staff, partners and customers. Totara Learning is dedicated to offering enterprise grade features and functionality within an open, highly cost effective framework that delivers superior value. I look forward to working with our talented team and global network of channel partners to deliver learning solutions that have sustained impact,” said Lars Hyland, Commercial Director of Totara Learning.

Totara also welcomes two new additions to the European office based in Brighton, UK. Stephanie Alcantara, Senior UX Designer, will work with the R&D team in developing the Totara product experience. Stephanie was previously Head of Design at Newsquest Digital Media for over six years. Simon Player, Core Developer, joins the R&D team and brings many years of software development experience. Simon previously operated his own company and led the development team at MindTools.

“The appointment of Lars and the expansion of our Brighton team helps us to build on the successes to date, deliver new products and services and further support the Totara Partner network with our globally distributed commercial team. Totara Learning’s growth curve is steep so it’s vital and exciting to be growing the company’s capabilities with further high calibre appointments,” commented Richard Wyles, CEO of Totara Learning.