Meister Media Worldwide Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

Willoughby, OH, U.S. – August 14, 2017 – Meister Media Worldwide announces changes to its senior leadership team in efforts to continue its growth and diversification in serving the global agriculture industry.

Joe Monahan

Joe Monahan has been named President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Gary T. Fitzgerald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. During Monahan’s 26-year tenure with Meister Media Worldwide, he has proven, direct experience in most all the company’s markets around the world. Monahan will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, building on his current management activities.



James C. Sulecki

James C. Sulecki has been named Chief Content Officer and Head of the company’s Global Precision Initiative, reporting to Monahan. This position builds on the company’s long heritage with PrecisionAg®, capitalizes on significant new emerging trends, and shapes Meister Media Worldwide’s global precision leadership with targeted products and services for major agricultural market segments around the world.

Precision agriculture will be a catalyst for global agriculture to meet the challenge of feeding the expanding world population. “This new initiative is a dramatic expression of Meister Media Worldwide’s mission to be the trusted partner empowering the business of global agriculture to grow a better world,” said Fitzgerald. In his new position, Jim will continue corporate leadership of Meister Media’s content across all platforms as it scales to serve the agricultural market’s growing demand for quality, round-the-clock intelligence.

“Joe and Jim bring a deep understanding of the agricultural market to their positions. These key roles require exceptional leadership, and I am confident in their experience and ability to lead the company with the same commitment and passion they have always brought to their positions,” said Fitzgerald.

About Meister Media Worldwide – Empowering Global Agriculture

Meister Media Worldwide, founded in 1932 with headquarters in Willoughby, Ohio, USA, produces integrated business solutions for worldwide specialized agriculture. A leader in the industry, the company provides information and networking opportunities to communities including fruits, nuts, and citrus; vegetables; cotton; ornamental horticulture; horticulture in Mexico; precision agriculture; custom application of crop inputs; and the manufacturing, formulation, and distribution of crop protection and plant health products in the U.S. and globally. Meister Media’s stable now includes 12 major brands whose portfolios include print publications, digital products, conferences and tradeshows, and Connect hosted-buyer events. In addition, Meister Direct produces custom print and digital products, and strategic business development services from concept planning through development and delivery. Contact us at

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