Olive Canada Network adds staff
Olive Canada Network, a subsidiary of Torstar Digital, has hired Kristie Painting as director of sales. Painting was previously a strategic account executive at Yahoo Canada. Prior to that, she was at DoubleClick Canada. Darren Hardeman has joined the company as director of operations and audience. Hardeman was previously group account director at Media Buying Services. Before that, he was manager of digital media at Mindshare Canada. Karen Wang, Kandace Homer and Mladen Raickovic have been hired as strategic account executives. Wang was previously at AOL.com, Mamma.com and Yahoo Canada. Homer was previously at Toronto.com and Sympatico. Raickovic was most recently a founding partner of Performer Media. Kathleen Holland and Allison Moulton have joined Olive as national account managers. Holland was most recently at Yahoo Canada, Sony Canada and Sympatico. Moulton was most recently at Toronto.com. Mathew Furukawa, Adrienne Villani and Sharen Ram have been hired to handle ad operations. Furukawa was most recently at Rydium. Villani and Ram were previously at Canoe.