Chief executive of Cambridge Assessment group to step down

Exam board operates in more than 170 countries and has more than 2,500 staff.


Simon Lebus, group chief executive of Cambridge Assessment, is to leave the organisation after 15 years at the helm, it has been announced today.


During his time, Cambridge Assessment - a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge - has more than trebled in size.


The group was once a mainly domestic exam board, but it is now an international organisation operating in more than 170 countries, with a turnover of more than £400 million, and more than 2,500 staff.


Mr Lebus will leave in March 2018. He plans to develop a portfolio of non-executive interests.


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