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March 11, 2019

Cris Pires Joins and HemOnc Today as Senior Director, Business Development & Market Strategy

Newly created role reinforces the company’s commitment to supporting life sciences companies focused on the Hematology and Oncology Markets

Thorofare, NJ – SLACK Inc., the publisher of, HemOnc Today, and HemOnc Today New York, announced that Cris Pires joined the company as Senior Director, Market Strategy & Business Development. Most recently Pires served as Vice President, Sales & Marketing for The Lynx Group where he led their efforts in developing custom digital, live, and print education and communications solutions serving the Hematology and Oncology markets.  

“We are so pleased to have Cris join our organization,” said Matthew J. Holland, Chief Commercial Officer of SLACK Incorporated. “His extensive experience in the Hematology and Oncology markets, along with our digital, live event, and print platforms, will allow us to better serve the evolving needs of our clients who are committed to engaging and communicating with hematologists, oncologists, and the entire care team dedicated to treating cancer patients across the United States.”, HemOnc Today, and HemOnc Today New York, offer a truly unique, multi-channel platform that enables life sciences companies to deliver custom educational solutions to clinicians in a variety of formats and measure the impact and engagement with the content and information they are provided. Courtney Cashman, Group Sales Director, Hematology and Oncology explains, “Cris is a great addition to the team. He is a trusted adviser and strategist to his clients and the approach he takes to developing unique and creative solutions marries perfectly with our client-centric approach.”

Earlier in his career Pires served in a sales role for Eli Lilly. He holds a B.S. in Business Economics and an M.S. in Business & Pharmaceutical Economics from Rutgers University. 

For more information, visit or contact Lee Gaymon, Vice President, Marketing and Audience Development, at, 856-848-1000 ext. 356.


About HemOnc Today 
HemOnc Today strives to be the global, definitive information source for oncology and hematology professionals by delivering timely, accurate, authoritative and balanced reports on clinical issues, socioeconomic topics and industry developments, as well as presenting clinically relevant information on medical therapies for the benefit of the patient.

About Healio, the online home of HemOnc Today, is a medical website, enabling health care specialists to select and tailor news, information and education to their daily practice of medicine. Designed as an in-depth, clinical information resource, brings together award-winning news reporting with expert perspectives, dynamic video and multimedia, question-and-answer columns, CME and other educational activities, blogs, peer-reviewed journals and a wide range of popular medical book titles all in one place. For more information, visit