Press Room

April 25, 2014

SLACK Incorporated Names Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS to Chief Content Officer, SLACK News


Joan-Marie StiglichThorofare, NJ – SLACK Incorporated announced that Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, has been named to the position of Chief Content Officer, SLACK News. The move recognizes the growing importance and sophistication of content strategy and development to the overall success of SLACK Incorporated.

 “Joan-Marie is a seasoned editorial professional with the vision and leadership experience that is needed to head up our content-focused strategy. In this key role she will oversee all content initiatives for SLACK news brands, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats to drive engagements, retention and positive customer behavior,” said John C. Carter, COO of The Wyanoke Group. “She will collaborate with sales, marketing, special services and Wyanoke Group partners to develop content strategies that ultimately build revenue and enhance the growth of SLACK Incorporated and Wyanoke.”

Joan-Marie started at SLACK in 1994. She has held numerous positions including director of the Journal Special Projects group, editor in chief of Ocular Surgery News, group editorial director, and most recently served as senior vice president, SLACK News Group, with editorial responsibility for all SLACK controlled circulation publications.

Joan-Marie was a leader in the development and launch of, SLACK’s online content platform. Joan-Marie will work collaboratively across teams and content types to continue to advance as the hub and focus of SLACK content strategy and initiatives. Joan-Marie is the first woman to hold this position at SLACK Incorporated, a new position created to complement the roles of all the members of executive leadership.

For more information, contact Lee Gaymon, Senior Director, Audience Development & Marketing, at, 856.848.1000 ext. 356.


About SLACK Incorporated
SLACK Incorporated, publisher of, is a leading provider of information to targeted health care specialties. SLACK produces 42 publications in print and online; publishes more than 250 medical and allied health books; creates custom print and Internet-related projects; and produces convention daily newspapers and meeting supplements for a growing number of health care meetings. For more information, visit

About The Wyanoke Group
The Wyanoke Group is the holding company for SLACK Incorporated, Vindico Medical Education, Association & Meeting Solutions, and Cyrus Express. From journals and newspapers to websites and live events, it is our mission to deliver the highest quality information, education and communications to customers around the world.