Professional Examination Service Announces Robert Block as New President and CEO

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Robert S. Block, an executive with more than 19 years of extensive management and business development experience in the testing and education industries, joins ProExam as President and CEO to replace the retiring Dr. Leon Smith.

New York, NY- Professional Examination Service (PES), a leader in the licensure and certification market, announces that effective January 3, 2012, it has named Robert S. Block as President and CEO replacing Dr. Leon Smith, who has retired.

Mr. Block brings over 19 years of extensive management and business development experience in the testing and education industries, most recently as Senior Director of Business Innovation and Growth for Educational Testing Service (ETS). In this position, Mr. Block was responsible for all the business development activities for the Higher Education market, both domestically and internationally.

In his position as President and CEO, Mr. Block will report to the Board of Directors of PES. PES is confident that Mr. Block’s experience in the testing industry accompanied by his marketing expertise and success in growing businesses both for ETS and other companies during his career, will allow him to provide innovative leadership and growth for PES. “I’m honored to join PES, an organization with a respected brand and a leader in the growing market for certification and credentialing services,” said Block.