Mary Beech

Chief Marketing and Transformation Officer


Mary is a visionary, customer-centric thought leader who positions consumer brands for exceptional growth in the digital marketplace. In this new role for Scholastic, she oversees the development of the company’s brand vision and ensures an exceptional customer experience to better serve educators, families, and children. Mary is known for building strong organizational structures and corporate culture that lead to both digital transformation as well as cost effective customer acquisition and growth. Mary has held c-level positions at luxury fashion brands including Kate Spade and Ralph Lauren, as well as the iconic consumer products division of The Walt Disney Company. She also served as a Scholastic Board member for more than four years, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of NextCare Holdings Inc., one of the nation’s largest providers of urgent care and occupational medical services.