NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of announcing 24% advertising growth in 2012, Everyday Health, Inc., the leading health and wellness media company, today announced the promotion of Paul Slavin from Senior Vice President and General Manager to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer.
As Chief Operating Officer, Slavin is responsible for strategy and operations across the company's business units including its news offering for consumers on EverydayHealth.com and for healthcare professionals on MedpageToday.com. This team provides in-depth, award winning health information for its audiences and covers over 120 of the world's leading medical conferences. In addition to these responsibilities, Slavin oversees premium services and local business units. The premium services' online and mobile apps offer personalized, subscription-based health and wellness programs for best-in-class brands including JillianMichaels.com and SouthBeachDiet.com. The local division connects patients with local doctors for health related services, and includes the leading dental site TopDentists.com. Slavin will also continue to deliver and execute on innovative digital video and broadcast channels for the company's consumer and professional audiences.
Previously, Slavin served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global News and Everyday Health Studios. Under his leadership, the company became a leader in online video in the health sector. Slavin also led Everyday Health in two firsts: becoming the first digital media company to earn an Emmy nomination, and bringing Everyday Health's YouTube original series, "Recipe Rehab," to television (currently airing on ABC stations). Prior to joining Everyday Health in September 2011, Slavin had been a Senior Vice President, New Media, at the ABC News unit of The Walt Disney Co., where he ran ABC's global news gathering organization. He was responsible for all of ABC News' digital content including ABCNews.com, mobile and broadband communications and produced "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings." Slavin has won numerous awards for his reporting and production, including 12 broadcast Emmy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Overseas Press Club Award and a Peabody, among others.
"This newly created role for Paul Slavin illustrates Everyday Health's continued maturation and growth," stated CEO and Co-Founder Ben Wolin, Everyday Health. "We are proud to have Paul play such an integral part of our executive management team. He brings a wealth of experience to his new role which will benefit our company, our investors and the 38 million people we help every month."
Mike Keriakos, President and Co-Founder, Everyday Health, added, "Everyday Health continues to make heavy investments to enhance the best medical news gathering organization in the world. Paul is a respected, award-winning newsman with a successful record of operating a global news operation, and he is invaluable to our growth."
"I'm excited to expand my role within Everyday Health," explained Paul Slavin, Chief Operating Officer, Everyday Health. "I am able to work with more people from within the company's talented team, and I will be helping to build the most trusted health media company to reach the largest audience of consumers and health professionals."
About Everyday Health, Inc.
Everyday Health is the leading digital health and wellness company. Attracting 38 million people monthly through its popular websites, mobile applications, and social media presence, Everyday Health inspires consumers to live healthier lives and helps doctors make more informed decisions for their patients. Everyday Health reaches an additional one million viewers per episode through its weekly TV series on ABC stations. The Company's broad portfolio of products spans the health spectrum, from in-depth medical content for condition prevention and management to healthy lifestyle offerings. Everyday Health was founded in 2002 by CEO, Ben Wolin, and President, Mike Keriakos.
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