HOBOKEN, N.J. — March 12, 2020 — John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, announced today it has acquired Madgex, a market-leading provider of advanced job board software and career center services. Terms were undisclosed.
“Helping researchers and professionals thrive in their careers is at the heart of everything we do, and our acquisition of Madgex reinforces that commitment,” said Judy Verses, Executive Vice President of Research for Wiley. “As we expand our product and service offerings with Madgex, we will undoubtedly strengthen our value proposition for societies and, in turn, their members through peer networking, knowledge sharing and professional development.”
Madgex has been a long-standing partner to Wiley starting with the company’s first career center service, the Wiley Job Network, in 2011. Since then, the expertise and software provided by Madgex have helped drive the evolution of Wiley’s recruitment services, connecting skilled professionals and researchers with open job opportunities. With Madgex’s innovative job board technology and career center services and Wiley’s expertise delivering value for societies and publishers, Wiley has become the only provider to offer full-service solutions, including technology and sales, for societies.
“Madgex is committed to supporting the recruitment industry through our market-leading job board technology and career center solutions. We’re excited to now officially combine Madgex’s job board expertise with Wiley’s publishing experience and shared commitment to the recruitment industry,” said Dan Meadows, CEO, Madgex. “With Wiley, we’ll continue to partner with the world’s most prestigious organizations across publishing, journalism, associations and recruitment, providing the cutting-edge job board technology, continuous innovation and expert support we are known for.”
Wiley, as the leading scholarly society publisher in the world, supports over 600 societies, whose mission is to advance scientific knowledge, and four million members, who play a critical role in driving research discoveries by connecting with peers at society meetings and sharing key knowledge in society journals. Career development advice and sharing of career opportunities on job boards are additional benefits that societies offer its members.
This announcement reinforces Wiley’s focus on helping students, professionals and researchers succeed in their careers. Earlier this year, Wiley acquired mthree, a global education services provider that addresses the skills gap by finding, training and placing job-ready technology talent in roles with leading corporations worldwide, further illustrating the company’s momentum in the market.
Madgex partners with the world’s leading media brands and associations to help unlock the value of their audience. Offering market-leading job board technology and career center solutions, Madgex helps organizations grow their audience, increase engagement and drive their bottom line. With offices in New York, Toronto and Brighton (UK), they provide their technology and solutions in multiple languages to clients across the world. For more information please visit madgex.com
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