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BLR Acquires Navis Learning

Brentwood, TN (USA), March 2017 - BLR®, a business unit of Simplify Compliance, has acquired Navis Learning, a provider of award-winning custom learning-and-development solutions.

"Corporate learning and development continues to take on significantly greater importance. With this, training programs have become more complex. The addition of Navis Learning to BLR’s established training solutions allows us to serve the evolving needs of our audience by delivering a truly customized approach," says Rafael Cardoso, President of BLR.

Navis Learning brings a complete range of custom learning solutions to the acquisition, complementing the breadth of content offered through BLR’s existing TrainingToday platform. The unique Navis "D2D" learning-development methodology aligns with BLR’s philosophy ensuring effective and efficiently designed training, providing quick and measurable ROI for its business partnerships.

"Listening to our customers and understanding the increasing importance they are placing on their corporate learning-and-development programs made this acquisition a natural fit for BLR," said Dan Oswald, CEO of Simplify Compliance.

David Gomes, former CEO of Navis Learning, will be taking a role on the BLR leadership team as Vice President, Learning and Development Solutions. "Joining the BLR team enables us to share our experience and expertise, expand our footprint, and offer additional custom learning solutions to our combined clients. I’m excited to continue our growth with the new team that resulted from this acquisition," said Gomes.

Through the Navis Learning acquisition, BLR will also welcome a team of instructional designers, eLearning developers, and seasoned trainers that will allow the company to continue to grow its results-based training solutions.