People Briefs, Oct. 9, 2020

October 9, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 20

The board of directors of Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) in September reached agreement with CEO Michael Huseby to extend his employment contract through September 19, 2022. The amended agreement also calls for a reduction in Huseby’s annual target bonus from 150% to 125% of his base salary; and use of that annual target bonus (rather than average annual bonuses for prior years) for purposes of calculating severance amounts, consistent with the employment agreements with the company’s other executive officers.

The nonprofit Open Up Resources (Menlo Park, CA) in October named Kristopher J. Childs as the company’s chief equity and social justice officer, leading Open Up Resources’ commitment to being an anti-racist, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization. Most recently, Childs was a national mathematics content specialist with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) and has served as an instructor in colleges and as a secondary-school teacher.

Mike Osier, chief information officer and chief outcomes officer at Chegg (Santa Clara, CA), said in September that he plans to retire from the company. The effective date of his retirement has not been determined yet and the company expects to retain Osier following his retirement on an as-needed basis as a consultant for transition and continuing advisory services. Osier joined Chegg in 2009.

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