John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:WLY) has appointed Matthew S. Kissner as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 8, 2024.

Kissner, who previously served as interim President and CEO since October 2023, has a long history with the company, including roles as Group Executive and board chair.

The appointment concludes an extensive global search, affirming Kissner’s effective leadership during his interim tenure.

Under Kissner’s interim leadership, Wiley exceeded its fiscal 2024 earnings guidance and executed two GenAI content rights projects.