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Jeffrey Melnick Named Chief Financial Officer at ETS

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Alescia Dingle 


Princeton, N.J., USA (January 17, 2023) – Today, ETS CEO Amit Sevak announced the appointment of Jeffrey Melnick as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ETS, effective immediately. Melnick will serve as the financial leader for the global educational assessment and data organization.

“I am excited to welcome Jeff to ETS,” said Sevak. “He brings a record of accomplishments in finance and technology-enabled professional services to this role. As part of the senior ETS leadership team, he will offer a fresh, global and hands-on approach as we enter this next phase of ETS’s transformation.”

Melnick previously served as CFO at both EisnerAmper, one of the country’s largest accounting firms, and as a divisional CFO of Marsh Inc., a global insurance broker. His professional experience also includes General Electric® and Ernst & Young™. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Buffalo and his master’s degree in taxation from Long Island University.

“I look forward to supporting the ETS mission and working with the ETS team to expand ETS’s global footprint and portfolio,” said Melnick. “I am dedicated to supporting ETS as it paves the way for more learners than ever before to pursue and achieve their educational goals as the world’s leader in assessment and data.”

Melnick succeeds Jack Hayon, who retired after 19 years with ETS. “On behalf of all of us at ETS, we would like to share a heartfelt thank you to Jack for an extraordinary career with many significant achievements at ETS.”

About ETS

At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English-language learning, and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, and by conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 25 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series® assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide.