Skillsoft’s Bill Donoghue honored as a Gold Winner in the Annual 2017 CEO World Awards® for CEO of the Year

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, announced that Bill Donoghue, Executive Chairman, has been named a Gold Winner and “The Leader” in the CEO World Awards® CEO of the Year 2017.

The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, corporate social responsibility, and milestones from every major industry in the world.

Since taking the helm as CEO in December 2015, Bill led a hugely ambitious and successful transformation of the company, brand, people, technology, products, and culture. Bill was appointed Executive Chairman in May 2017.

“It is an honor to receive this award and recognition,” said Bill Donoghue, Executive Chairman of the Skillsoft Group. “This award really belongs to the thousands of people who work at the company across the globe. Without their dedication, hard work, and commitment our transformation would not have been possible. They truly are a world-class team and I am privileged to work with them.”

About the CEO World Awards
CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about The CEO World Awards at

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. We are trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today’s modern enterprise. Our 165,000+ multi-modal courses, videos, books and micro-learning modules are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100% secure cloud access, from any device, whenever, wherever.

Melissa Lane, 857-317-7722
Director of Corporate Communications

Source: Skillsoft