Thorofare, NJ – SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tony Schiavo to Senior Vice President, SLACK Books. In his new role, Tony will be responsible for guiding and developing the SLACK Books team and its focus on growing their adoption book lines and expanding digital product sales.
Schiavo has been with SLACK for eight years, most recently as Vice President, Acquisitions, where he led the strategic targeting, forecasting, acquisition, and development of new titles for all SLACK Books lines and supervised the Acquisitions staff. Schiavo has forged strong relationships with authors in diverse specialty areas, developing SLACK’s highly regarded textbook lines in physical therapy and occupational therapy and launching a new special education textbook series. Before joining SLACK in 2014, he was a marketing representative for Taylor and Francis’s social science book lines and marketing manager for Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
“Tony’s experience and understanding of the professional book market makes him the ideal candidate to lead the Books team,” said John Carter, COO of The Wyanoke Group.
About SLACK Incorporated
With roots reaching back to 1923, SLACK Incorporated is a leading provider of information to targeted health care specialties. SLACK produces 15 journals in print and online and publishes more than 350 medical and allied health books. For more information on SLACK Books, visit www.slackbooks.com.
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About The Wyanoke Group
The Wyanoke Group is the parent company for Healio, Healio Live, Healio Strategic Solutions, Slack Incorporated and Vindico Medical Education. The shared mission of the Wyanoke Group companies is to deliver the highest quality information, education and communications to health care professionals to improve patient health. For more information, visit WyanokeGroup.com.