MedTech Hires Director of Marketing and Communications

Friday, January 15, 2010

SYRACUSE, NY—MedTech, the professional association that supports the growth and development of Upstate New York’s bioscience industry, announces the addition of Jill Zimmerman to its team as director of marketing and communications.

MedTech hired Zimmerman to lead the association’s ongoing strategic and tactical communications efforts. MedTech President, Heather Erickson, said Zimmerman’s addition will enhance the association’s ability to identify and respond to emerging communications opportunities for MedTech members and for the entire Upstate bioscience community. 

"We look forward to leveraging Jill’s extensive experience with new media and public relations,” said Erickson. “She will take a lead role in driving MedTech’s plans to build even stronger connections within the Upstate bioscience community and more actively promote our regional industry strengths.”

Prior to joining MedTech, Zimmerman operated a freelance business, offering public relations and emerging media services to various clients in the Syracuse area. She previously worked for Hezel Associates as its business development and communications coordinator. Zimmerman earned a Master of Science in Media Management and a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She comes from Oneida, NY and currently resides in Syracuse. 

About MedTech
MedTech is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of Upstate New York technology manufacturers, research institutions, allied professional services and economic development organizations. We promote the commercialization of medical products by providing educational and networking events, organizing certification opportunities and facilitating collaborations among members to bring tomorrow’s technologies to the healthcare marketplace. For more information, visit 

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