Healthline Networks Names Media Veteran Jim Warner to Board of Directors

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Jim Warner, a media veteran with more than 30 years experience in digital media and marketing, television and publishing, was named to the board of directors of Healthline Networks.

Healthline Networks (, a leading provider of intelligent health information services, today announced that Jim Warner has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. A media veteran with more than 30 years experience in digital media and marketing, television and publishing, Warner joins Healthline as its Network reach is poised to reach 100 million online health consumers.

"Jim is a well-respected media executive with an impressive track record," said West Shell III, Chairman and CEO of Healthline Networks. "His experience with companies that successfully redefined their sector – Avenue A, CBS, HBO – is especially compelling, as Healthline looks to do the same in the online health space."

Warner’s expertise in content programming, marketing and distribution comes from having served as President of the CBS Television Network, President of CBS Enterprises, and VP of HBO Enterprises. After twenty years in television, Warner ran Third Floor Enterprises, a media consulting firm, and served as President of Primedia’s magazine division, where he oversaw more than 250 consumer and business magazines, Web sites and trade show properties.

Most recently, Warner was a leader at Avenue A|Razorfish and its parent company, aQuantive, where he advised a number of Fortune 500 companies including Capital One, Verizon and Starwood Hotels, on digital marketing, advertising and Web strategy. As Executive Vice President of Avenue A|Razorfish and a member of aQuantive’s executive team, he helped build the company into one of the premier digital advertising and technology companies. The company was sold to Microsoft in 2007.

“Healthline has a unique market opportunity, providing content management, innovative advertising and state-of-the art technology solutions to a growing list of premier partners,” said Warner. “Healthcare is such an exciting space to be in right now, and I look forward to working with Healthline on their trajectory toward market leadership.”

About Healthline
Healthline Networks is a leading provider of intelligent health information services, enabling 90 million consumers a month to make more confident, informed healthcare decisions. The company's proprietary consumer healthcare taxonomy, the largest of its kind, powers a suite of intelligent health search, content and advertising services. Combining advanced search technology with deep medical expertise, Healthline partners with a network of trusted destination sites that include publishers, portals, search engines, employers and health plans. Headquartered in San Francisco, Healthline is backed by Aetna, GE/NBCU, JHK Investments LLC, Kaiser Permanente, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Reed Elsevier, U.S. News & World Report, and VantagePoint Venture Partners. For more information visit

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