Thursday, 17 May 2012

PearsonVUE takes over Certiport

PearsonVUE has acquired Certiport, provider of performance-based certification exams and practice test solutions.

Pearson VUE's acquisition of Certiport increases its product range and geographic reach. Certiport's entry level exams and preparation materials will allow Pearson VUE to build relations with professionals at the beginning stages of their academic and professional careers.

Bob Whelan, CEO, Pearson VUE said, "Certiport is a successful global assessment business which perfectly complements Pearson VUE's own high-stakes assessment model. We are impressed with the company's growth, the high caliber of Certiport's employees, clients, and partners and we look forward to the growth opportunities that will result from this acquisition."