NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that Adam Grossberg has been named Chief Communications Officer. In this newly created role, Grossberg will lead the management of the Company's brand, reputation and strategic communications activities. He will report to WebMD Chief Executive Officer David Schlanger.
"As WebMD's business evolves and expands, unifying communications under Adam's leadership will help to ensure that our customers, partners, and shareholders fully understand our story, vision and value," said Schlanger.
Grossberg joins WebMD from Bausch + Lomb where as Vice President of Global Communications his responsibilities included public and community relations, employee communications, corporate branding, social media, charitable giving, and corporate meetings and events.
Earlier in his career, Grossberg held a variety of senior communications roles at some of the best-known media and technology companies, including Yahoo, Inc., where he had responsibility for all internal and external communications for the company's North American Advertising, Publishing and Media businesses as well as global responsibility for its Search Alliance with Microsoft, EMI Group, Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs and Intel Corporation.
"I am thrilled to be joining WebMD at such a transformative time for the company and the overall healthcare industry," said Grossberg. "WebMD is uniquely positioned to help consumers, health care professionals and partners navigate the health care landscape, and I'm looking forward to working with the team to realize that potential."
WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
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