Mary Lee Schneider, the first president and CEO of Follett Corporation from outside the Follett family in its more than 140-year history, is leaving after less than three years on the job. She is also retiring from the board of directors.
“Known for his humble leadership, Follett will benefit from Ray’s passion for our customers and associates,” said Todd Litzsinger, chairman of the Follett board of directors in a press release. “Education is changing rapidly. Follett does not hide from the change—we’re excited by it. Together with our partners, we are working hard to shape the future of education by focusing on continuously improving the products and services we offer,” said Griffith.
Follett is a $2.6 billion privately held company, which is headquarter in Westchester, Ill.