CoinSmart has announced the addition of three key new hires in its Toronto office as it expands its leadership team to accelerate company growth after a record year. Jodi Klein joins as Head of Growth, Pierre Soulard as Chief Legal Officer, and Nooreen Kanji as Head of People.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to announce the expansion to our leadership team with the addition of Jodi, Pierre, and Nooreen”, said CoinSmart CEO Justin Hartzman. “These individuals bring enormous expertise and experience to CoinSmart, and we believe they will be valuable additions to CoinSmart’s team as we look to continue to expand our operations both in Canada and abroad.”
Jodi Klein, Head of Growth: Jodi brings over 15 years of expertise in Digital Marketing and Marketing Technology. Her background includes an extensive understanding of integrated marketing tactics and emerging tech across sectors spanning online gaming, financial services, automotive, and retail. Most recently, Jodi was Director of Marketing Acquisition and Digital Engagement Marketing at Scotiabank, as well as Senior Director of GroupM Trading division, and Digital Marketing Program Manager at Dell Canada.
Pierre Soulard, Chief Legal Officer: Pierre will oversee CoinSmart’s corporate legal strategy and affairs and provide strategic guidance to the executive team and Board of Directors. Pierre joins CoinSmart from Miller Thomson LLP where he was a partner. He brings a wealth of expertise in corporate finance, public and private M&A transactions, and corporate governance. Pierre holds a BCL and LLB from McGill University and a Master of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Nooreen Kanji, Head of People: Nooreen’s newly-created role encompasses recruitment administration, onboarding, legal compliance, payroll, data and reporting and other general people-related activities within the team. Before joining CoinSmart, Nooreen previously worked at Coinsquare as Head of Culture and Engagement, and earlier as Manager of the Talent & Culture division at Anomaly.
CoinSmart is also proud to announce that the company has been designated as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute® Canada.
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviours proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention, and increased innovation.
“At CoinSmart, we have always strived to create a prosperous, inclusive work environment where employees feel valued and recognized,” said CEO Justin Hartzman. We have an extremely talented, hard-working team who work diligently to advance our vision at CoinSmart, so it is our responsibility to ensure they work in an environment in which they feel valued and can prosper. Our certification as a Great Place to Work is testament to the efforts we have put in to achieve this.”
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