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Heather Stamatacos

Director of Communications, Merck for Mothers and Corporate Responsibility

Heather Stamatacos is a communications and public relations professional with a successful track record of managing global programs and initiatives in both the public and private sectors. As the Director of Communications, she is responsible for leading strategic communications across all of our Merck and MSD for Mothers programs around the world.

Prior to leading communications for Merck for Mothers, Heather co-led the daily operations of Merck's cross-functional Enterprise Social Media Group, driving the company's performance, reputation and culture online. She has extensive experience in global health communications as a former member of the Merck vaccines communications team and also as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the American Cancer Society.

She earned a BA in Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising from Temple University.