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Michael Knecht

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

RWJBarnabas (West Orange, NJ)

Michael E. Knecht serves as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for RWJBarnabas Health – New Jersey’s largest academic health system – leading all branding, marketing, communications, digital and external partnership functions. Prior to the creation of the system, he served as SVP, Corporate Vice President, Communications and Community Relations for Robert Wood Johnson Health System.  Mr. Knecht has nearly thirty years of experience in healthcare strategy, marketing and communications.  He received a BA in Economics and an MBA in Health Administration from Temple University.