Pearson PLC has appointed a chief strategy officer to help drive its transformation to a digital learning company. Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan, currently chief strategy and transformation officer at Kantar Consumer Insights, joins Pearson to lead the strategic planning process, working with the executive team and board to shape and execute the plan for the business. He will also play a role in generating insights into trends and market opportunities to help drive future growth. He will report to John Fallon, chief executive officer. John Fallon, chief executive officer of Pearson, said: “Jonathan has an impressive track record in developing business strategy, working at board level over many years, achieving impressive results. He is exactly the kind of world-class talent that Pearson is targeting to ensure we become the digital winner in education.” Click Read More below for additional detail.
With the holiday mailing and shipping season nearing, USPS reported new delivery performance metrics for the fifth week of the FY2023 first quarter. The average time to deliver a mailpiece or package across the postal network was steady at just 2.5 days.
FY2023 first quarter service performance scores covering Oct. 1 through Nov. 4 included:
*First-Class Mail: 92.3 percent of First-Class Mail delivered on time against the USPS service standard, a slight decrease of 0.9 percentage points from the fiscal fourth quarter.
*Marketing Mail: 94.2 percent of Marketing Mail delivered on time against the USPS service standard, a slight decrease of 0.6 percentage points from the fiscal fourth quarter.
*Periodicals: 86.9 percent of Periodicals delivered on time against the USPS service standard, consistent with performance from the fiscal fourth quarter.
more at: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2022/1110-mail-delivery-remains-strong-as-holiday-season-nears.htm