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Pankaj Maheshwari Assumes Role as Group CEO of BlueCrest and OpenLabs in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone



BlueCrest and OpenLabs proudly announce the appointment of Mr. Pankaj Maheshwari as the Group CEO, bringing a wealth of expertise to lead operations in Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Distinguished Career: Pankaj Maheshwari, an accomplished education professional,boasts an illustrious career spanning over two decades. His journey began as a business partner with NIIT in India, followed by his remarkable tenure as the General Manager of NIIT Ghana from 2005 to 2010. Pankaj’s leadership during this period showcased exceptional strategic acumen, paving the way for subsequent key roles at NIIT West Africa,Laureate International Universities, Global University Systems, and Texila American University – Zambia, where he served as CEO.

International Educational Management: Pankaj managed various international educational brands, including NIIT, University of Liverpool-UK, University of Roehampton-UK, Walden University-USA, University of Law – UK, Sunderland University-UK, The UK
Open University & Texila American. His global perspective and hands-on experience in
managing educational institutions across diverse cultures position him as a dynamic
leader ready to steer BlueCrest and OpenLabs toward new heights.

Expertise: Pankaj’s expertise spans sales, marketing, operations, business development,
and strategic partnerships. His focus on higher education and training, coupled with a
profound understanding of technology, Management,Hospitality,business/communications, and medical programs, uniquely positions him to drive innovation and growth in the dynamic educational landscape.

Notable Achievements: Throughout his career, Pankaj has been a catalyst for
transformative leadership, steering organizations through periods of growth, forging strategic alliances, and enhancing educational offerings. His achievements reflect a commitment to excellence and a keen understanding of the evolving needs of the
education sector.

Vision for BlueCrest and OpenLabs: As Group CEO, Pankaj is committed to elevating
BlueCrest and OpenLabs to new heights. His vision encompasses fostering a culture of
innovation, expanding educational horizons, and solidifying the institutions’ positions as
key players in the realms of technology and business education in Ghana and beyond.