TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - MoPals.com Inc. (Stock Symbol: MOMO), an emerging social media platform focused on rewarding its members for their social media influence and brand ambassadorship, today announced James Clay as Vice President of Business Development and Katerina Lyadova as Creative Director.
"We are delighted to announce the expansion of our senior management team," said MoPals founder and CEO Alex Haditaghi. "Both James and Katerina come to MoPals with extensive experience and impressive professional track records. James' expertise in the retail and loyalty sector combined with Katerina's design and user experience will be valuable additions to MoPals as we continue to diversify and further strengthen the company."
Formerly the Manager of Business Development at Air Miles (a division of Alliance Data Systems: ADS), James Clay led a team of business development professionals in building loyalty strategy constructs, financial models and program measurement plans for prospective clients. James played an integral role in securing numerous multi-year deals with some of North America's most well-known brands such as Staples, General Motors, Old Navy, Irving Oil, and EastLink where his out-of-the-box, innovative thinking led to wins in previously untapped verticals.
Prior to joining MoPals, Katerina Lyadova was the Art Director at Visible Media Inc. where she acted as Creative Team Lead in both print and web with a strong focus on Mobile/UI and game design. Katerina's impressive portfolio boasts notable clients such as, eBay (eBay Fashion, eBay Kleinanzeigen, eBay Classifieds, Gumtree UK, eBay Annunci) and Astral Media (Family.ca, DisneyXD, LEGO Friends, Disney, Duplo, Mattel).
"James' perceptive understanding of business development and keen eye for identifying growth opportunities, coupled with Katerina's impressive design experience will prove to be a powerful addition to the MoPals team as we continue to expand," said Haditaghi.
MoPals.com Inc. (MOMO) is an emerging, publicly traded company with a unique, mobile-based platform that bridges the gap between social media and reward programs. An experiential and Big Data-driven platform, MoPals rewards its members for both social and transactional behaviors. MoPals uses an exclusive digital currency, MoMiles™, to foster an exciting community where consumers are rewarded for making purchases at participating businesses, as well as engaging in a wide range of social media activities that enhance brand value. For more information, visit the company website at www.MoPals.com.
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