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Surpass Assessment announces Co-CEO succession plan following Keith Myers’ retirement

Surpass Assessment announces Co-CEO succession plan following Keith Myers’ retirement

Surpass Assessment, a leading international assessment technology provider and winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2020, announce the retirement of its current CEO, Keith Myers.

With effect from 21 March 2023, Sonya Whitworth and Andy McAnulla will assume the role of CoCEOs, bringing their extensive experience and deep understanding of the company to the forefront of its leadership.

Sonya Whitworth, winner of the 2019 Stevie Award for Women in Business, has been with Surpass Assessment for over 20 years and has served on the board for more than sixteen years. In her new role as Co-CEO, she will continue to lead the operational side of the business, focusing on ensuring the consistent delivery and support of the company’s services.

Andy McAnulla, President of the US Surpass operation, has been with Surpass Assessment for over 22 years and was instrumental in establishing the company’s presence in North America. He has successfully grown the business, earning recognition as the ‘Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year’ in 2020. Andy will also continue to lead the overall technology strategy of the business in his new role as Co-CEO.

Dr Bob Gomersall, owner of Surpass Assessment, expressed his enthusiasm for the new Co-CEO structure, stating, “Sonya and Andy are already very well known to our clients, and I am delighted that they have agreed to take on this joint role and therefore provide the continuity, in-depth knowledge, and strategic vision required both for our company and for the wider Surpass Community.”

The company is positioned for continued growth and success under the leadership of Sonya Whitworth and Andy McAnulla. Their shared commitment to innovation, customer satisfaction, and the advancement of the assessment industry ensures a bright future for Surpass Assessment and its clients worldwide.

For more information about Surpass Assessment, please visit, contact [email protected] or call +44 1274 203250.

About Surpass Assessment (previously known as BTL Group Ltd.)

Surpass Assessment is an international business providing innovative and reliable assessment solutions to clients across the globe. With offices in the UK and the US, the company specialises in software development and services for the assessment industry, offering a comprehensive suite of tools and services for the creation, delivery, and analysis of high-quality assessments. Surpass Assessment is dedicated to empowering organisations to make informed decisions and drive success through its robust, secure, and user-friendly platform.

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