"Our people are the engine that powers our success at 2U," said Paucek. "As we scale our business globally, it was important to find a leader like Rani who has passion for what we do and the experience to drive our people strategy with a rapid-growth and international mindset."
"I come from a long line of educators, with both my parents and their parents serving as career teachers. I passionately believe that education has the power to transform lives, society and the world," said Hammond. "I'm thrilled to join 2U and contribute to the professional growth of the people who are leading such an innovative, market-leading approach to education accessibility. Together, we can help transform the world, one student at a time."
Hammond joins 2U from
Hammond's career includes more than 20 years of human resources management and executive experience. Most recently, she spent six years working for Hilton Worldwide as both a human resources vice president and vice president global brands performance and planning. Prior to this, she served as the Regional Vice President of Human Resources for
Hammond is a graduate of
Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
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