CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MediaTec Publishing, as part of its rebranding effort, announces that the company's three HR and learning-related brands, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management and Workforce will be housed under the Human Capital Media (HCM) umbrella. This rebranding also includes an overarching company vision and mission statement, along with a new humancapitalmedia.com website. Human Capital Media is the largest integrated media company serving the human capital industry.
“We started 15 years ago with a focus on career development,” said newly appointed HCM President John Taggart. “However, as we continued to solicit feedback from our readers and stakeholders, we soon learned that companies wanted to find out how to invest in their workforce. To equip leaders, we evolved and grew to include a diverse portfolio of media brands that help companies, in one way or another, create resonating purpose for their workforce.”
The new vision and mission statements, combined with HCM’s new website, are designed to provide the company’s audience with a better understanding of Human Capital Media’s purpose, differentiators and values. HCM also reorganized its leadership team to streamline workflow and greater accentuate each team member’s strengths. The new leadership team consists of:
- John Taggart — President
- Gwen Connelly — Executive Vice President
- Cliff Capone — Vice President, Group Publisher
- Kendra Chaplin — Vice President of Operations
- Sarah Kimmel — Director of Research
- Mike Prokopeak — Vice President, Editor in Chief
- Kevin Simpson — Chief Financial Officer
- Trey Smith — Vice President of Events
“This is the first time we have formally established the vision for Human Capital Media,” said Mike Prokopeak, who became editor in chief of HCM in August. “The new vision — ‘better workplaces, better lives’ — explains why our readers wake up and go to work every day and why we as editors and researchers dedicate ourselves to the work we do.”
Gwen Connelly, executive vice president added, “We are doubling down on becoming the most credible and thought-provoking media group where HR professionals can find community, grow in their careers, and ultimately provide greater value to their organization.”
For more information on HCM and to explore ways of investing in your workforce, visit the new Human Capital Media website: www.humancapitalmedia.com.
ABOUT HUMAN CAPITAL MEDIA
Human Capital Media (HCM) is the largest integrated media company serving the human capital, management and workforce development industries. Through award-winning content, events, awards and research, they deliver valuable news, analysis, tools and solutions to make the most of human capital, as well as create a vibrant community where decision makers and solution providers connect to solve their greatest workplace challenges.