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 Pearson’s Arthur Baker announced as new MD of OUP Australia & New Zealand

Pearson’s Arthur Baker announced as new MD of OUP Australia & New Zealand

24 October 2017

Arthur Baker, Vice President of the Schools Division of Pearson Australia, has been appointed the new Managing Director of Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) and will take up his new role from January 2018.

Arthur has extensive experience in the industry, having started his career in education more than 23 years ago. He previously ran the Marketing, Operations, and Product Technology functions across Pearson Australia, supporting vocational and Higher Education as well as schools. In his current role as Vice President of the Schools Division, Arthur is responsible for all dimensions of Pearson’s K-12 business in Australia. 

Speaking about his appointment, Arthur said: ‘I am thrilled to join OUP at this exciting time. I look forward to continuing to further OUP’s reach and mission across Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.’

Oxford Education Managing Director, Kate Harris added: 'Arthur’s fantastic experience, leadership skills, and insights into education in Australia will enable OUP ANZ to grow and flourish’.