Lloyd “Buzz” Waterhouse was named interim President and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education in October 2017. Previously he was the CEO of McGraw-Hill Education from June of 2012 until April of 2014. He was responsible for the successful separation of McGraw-Hill Education from McGraw-Hill Financial, now S&P Global, setting up the new company and its subsequent sale to Apollo Global Management. He also led the company through its first year of independence in which many significant operational and financial milestones were achieved.
Buzz also served as the CEO of Harcourt Education, a provider of instructional materials, e-learning and testing services for the global education market. Previously, he was CEO and Chairman of The Reynolds & Reynolds Company, the leading provider of automotive retailing solutions. Before Reynolds, Buzz held numerous roles at IBM. He led their strategy and business development functions during Lou Gerstner’s tenure and subsequent turn-around, launched IBM Global Services, and was president of Asia Pacific Services Corporation.
Buzz currently serves on the boards of McGraw-Hill Education, JDA, Sparta, Instructure, and Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.