Berkeley College Board Chairman Announces New Trustee


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7
, 2013

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122

igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu

BERKELEY COLLEGE BOARD CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES NEW TRUSTEE

Berkeley College Board Chairman Kevin L. Luing is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill S. Pereira to the Berkeley College Board of Trustees.

Mr. Pereira has more than 20 years of experience in global product development, management, investment and financial services. As Chief Executive Officer and President of IDT Telecom, a subsidiary of IDT Corporation, Newark, NJ, he leads all aspects of this global business on six continents, focusing on strategy, product, personnel development and technology.

Prior to this, Mr. Pereira served as Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, IDT Corporation. He was Chief Financial Officer for Winstar Communications, LLC, a wireless subsidiary of IDT Corporation. His earlier career positions included Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Horizon Trading Group LLC; Director, Product Management, UBS – Warburg Dillon Read, London, England; and Director, Investment Services – Treasurer’s Group, Prudential Financial, Newark, NJ.

Mr. Pereira received an MBA in Finance/International Business from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, and a BBA in Economics from Rutgers University, School of Arts & Sciences. He currently resides in Far Hills, New Jersey.

A leader in providing career-focused educationfor more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including over 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations— Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields.The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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Photo Caption: Bill S. Pereira, CEO & President, IDT Telecom, a subsidiary of IDT Corporation, Newark, NJ, is a new member of the Berkeley College Board of Trustees. 

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