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Executive Leadership

Simon Allen

Interim President & CEO - McGraw-Hill

President - Higher Education & International Groups

Angelo T. DeGenaro

Chief Information & Operations Officer

Scott Grillo

President - Professional Group

Garet Guthrie

Chief Financial Officer

Catherine J. Mathis

Chief Communications Officer

Heath Morrison

President - School Group

Sheila M. O'Neill

Chief Culture & Talent Officer

David Stafford

General Counsel & Secretary


Company History

James H. McGraw purchases The American Journal of Railway Appliances. John A. Hill serves as editor at Locomotive Engineer.

The McGraw and Hill Companies merge to form the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Inc.

The Book Company enters the trade-book field with Whittlesey House. The first title published is The World's Economic Dilemma.

The secondary school list of Harper & Brothers is merged with the School Department of the Book Company.

McGraw-Hill enters a joint venture with Tata Group in India, establishing Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd.

The Book Company acquires the school and college division of Random House, Inc.

McGraw-Hill College Division introduces the first computerized publishing system (PRIMIS), allowing instructors to customize textbooks.

McGraw-Hill Connect® launches; an all-digital teaching & learning platform for higher education -- reaching millions of learners within months.

January | SmartBook™, the world’s first adaptive e-book, launches.

March | McGraw-Hill sold to Apollo Global Management, LLC

June | McGraw-Hill acquires personalized learning software company ALEKS Corporation.

McGraw-Hill forms an alliance with Arizona State University to host the McGraw Prize, honoring innovative educators from around the world.

March | McGraw-Hill's sales of digital units in the higher education market overtakes print for the first time in company history.

September | McGraw-Hill acquires Redbird Learning, a leading digital personalized learning.

McGraw-Hill launches innovative textbook rental program, adding to affordable options available for college students.

McGraw-Hill announces planned merger on equal terms with Cengage.