Sannam S4 Group appoints Joseph Arangio as VP/Executive Director on North America, Education

Accomplished US education leader to drive dynamic growth in the United States and Canada as pandemic’s impacts ebb

Sannam S4 Group, a leading international education services provider, announced today that Joseph (Joe) Arangio has been appointed Senior Vice President & Executive Director, North America, Education.  In this newly-created role, Joe will lead Sannam S4 Group’s ongoing expansion across North America, building upon the company’s extensive network of partnerships in the United States and Canada and capitalizing on opportunities as the market emerges from the pandemic.

“Joe brings with him tremendous breadth across education sectors, and is a proven senior executive and strong strategic thinker,” said Michael Bartlett, Global Managing Director, Education at Sannam S4 Group. “He is highly-respected in his field and will be invaluable to Sannam S4 as we grow our business and, at the same time, better serve the evolving needs of our partners.”

Arangio has experience across education’s public, nonprofit and commercial sectors at both the K-12 and higher education levels. His previous roles include Chief Operating Officer, North America, for Cambridge Education Group, Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance for Quincy College, Senior Consultant at Edunomix, and Director of Strategic School Planning & Operations for the Archdiocese of Boston. Joe has also served as US higher education advisor for Thomas International, a UK-based assessment services provider.

“Global recruiting markets are showing signs of post-pandemic resilience and universities are seeking partners like Sannam S4 Group that can revitalize and reinvigorate their internationalization strategies in response,” said Arangio. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help Sannam S4 Group’s clients meet their global education goals.”

Joe has collaborated with universities in California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to create international learning programs and implement student recruitment and retention strategies. His experience includes ensuring universities’ compliance with all laws, regulations, policies and accreditation standards governing global education programs.

Arangio is a founding Board member of United World Schools USA, a charity that builds schools that provide free elementary education for overlooked and underserved children living in remote regions of Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal. Joe currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Winchester Boat Club, a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1900.

Joe holds a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, a Master of Science from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Salve Regina University.

About Sannam S4 Group

Sannam S4 Group delivers a range of services to drive international student recruitment and enrolment, foster cross border transnational education partnerships and research collaboration, and inform and implement strategy. With 100 international education sector clients, including many of the world’s top 20 universities, colleges, K12 school groups, EdTech companies and government bodies, Sannam S4 Group currently operates in over 20 countries, employing more than 250 professionals with genuine local knowledge and expertise.


Stacey Lane

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