BOSTON – (November 6, 2014) – Joslin Diabetes Center today announced that Vicki J. Brown has joined its executive team as Chief Marketing Officer to provide strategic leadership and proactive management for all marketing activities across Joslin’s patient care and research organizations.

Ms. Brown brings more than 20 years of marketing leadership, business planning and strategy expertise to her newly created position at Joslin. At Nuance Communications, she led integrated marketing campaigns across the healthcare division and directed solutions marketing for the healthcare division’s largest service line. Prior to Nuance, she held Vice President of Marketing positions at several companies, including Wolters Kluwer Health | UpToDate, the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource. In her 15-year tenure at International Data Corporation, she held several executive and analyst roles, including Chief Operating Officer; Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, U.S. Sales, and Operations; and VP of Systems and Software Research.  With an M.S. from Boston University, Ms. Brown is a Certified Inbound Marketing Professional. 

“We are pleased that Vicki has joined us to lead Joslin’s marketing efforts,” said Joslin Diabetes Center President and CEO John L. Brooks III.  “Her expertise will be invaluable to build brand awareness of Joslin as the world’s leader in the quest for a world free of diabetes.”

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