Matthew S. Kissner was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in October 2015, having served as a director of the company since 2003. He is also a member of the Board Executive Committee of the Regional Plan Association, a non-profit urban research and advocacy organization that develops long-range plans and policies to guide the growth and improve the prosperity, infrastructure, sustainability, and quality of life of the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region. On effective May 8, 2017, the Board of Directors appointed Matthew S. Kissner, who has been serving as the Chairman of the Board, as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Matthew S. Kissner, will step down as CEO from December 4, 2017. Mr. Kissner will continue to serve as the Company’s Chairman of the Board.