Marten Roorda, the chief executive officer of Cito, an international, not-for-profit test-publishing company based in the Netherlands, has been named the new chief executive officer of ACT Inc., beginning this fall.
He will succeed Jon Whitmore, who has led the Iowa City, Iowa-based organization for five years.
Mr. Roorda has been with Cito for 12 years, leading the 600-employee company in advancing learning analytics and adaptive testing, according to a press release. He is the founder of the Association of Test Publishers Europe and ATP Asia.
A version of this article appeared in the March 04, 2015 edition of Education Week as Transition