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For Immediate Release: 26 January 2012
PR Contact: Adam Gaber
212-641-6118
adam.gaber@pearson.com

BOMI International Renews Exclusive Contract with Pearson VUE

Bloomington, Minn., January 26, 2012 – Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, announced that it has been selected by BOMI International to continue as the long-term partner to deliver their designation examinations. BOMI International examinations are available throughout the expansive network of Pearson Professional Centers in the Americas supplemented by Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center locations globally.

A BOMI International designation is recognized as a mark of distinction across the commercial property and facility management industry. BOMI International offers four professional designation programs—RPA® (the Real Property Administrator), FMA® (the Facilities Management Administrator), SMA® (the Systems Maintenance Administrator), and SMT® (the Systems Maintenance Technician).

“Pearson VUE's investment in security protects our valuable content from the development stage through results processing,” said Jeffrey Horn, president and chief executive officer, BOMI International. “Their global test center coverage and Secure Testing Framework were key factors in our renewal decision process.”

“We are honored that BOMI International has chosen to renew their contract with Pearson VUE,” said Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer of Pearson VUE.“ We have developed a strong relationship with BOMI International and look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.”

About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education and information company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.

About BOMI International
BOMI International is the premier international provider of educational products and services to the property and facility management industries. As the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education, BOMI International is a not-for-profit educational institute dedicated to improving the skills of professionals with property, facility, and systems responsibilities. BOMI International is known for industry-standard designations—the Real Property Administrator (RPA®), the Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®), the Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®), and the Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT®). More than 26,000 building professionals hold one or more BOMI International designations, and over 84,000 students have turned to BOMI International for premier education and training. For more information, or to register with BOMI International, e-mail service@bomi.org, visit www.bomi.org or call 800-235-BOMI (2664).

Last updated 2012-01-26