James Haggarty joins the SHOP.CA team as chief operating officer

(Toronto, ON April 7th, 2014) - ceo and founder of SHOP.CA, Drew Green, proudly announces veteran operator and influential business leader, James (Jamie) Haggarty is joining the SHOP.CA team as partner & chief operating officer. As SHOP.CA has quickly grown and established itself as a place Canadians love to Shop, the team is excited to leverage Jamie's passionate focus on customer happiness and operational efficiencies.

The addition of Jamie will immediately contribute to continuing the success SHOP.CA has achieved as Canada's largest and fastest growing e-commerce destination. Excited to announce Jamie joining SHOP.CA, Green stated "Adding an operational expert that has a record of building best-in-class customer experiences rounds out our senior leadership team very well." His vast skill set will also improve operational efficiencies in finance, human resources and marketing at SHOP.CA. "Jamie's extensive operational and finance experience in building and managing complex businesses at venerable companies like Rogers Communications and Corus Entertainment will enhance SHOP.CA as the leading online shopping destination in Canada," added Green.

Throughout his career, Jamie's leadership has helped scale businesses to increase customer satisfaction, create record-setting audience viewership and launch new businesses. Jamie's accomplishments range from sales & sponsorships, sales operations, engineering, production, programming, talent management, mergers, acquisitions and integrations, as well as inter-active multi-platform initiatives. As SHOP.CA poises itself for its next round of significant growth, an operational leader of Jamie's pedigree will help take SHOP.CA to the next level.

"I am looking forward to joining the team at SHOP.CA. The business is extremely well positioned to set the standard for customer satisfaction and generate exponential growth. SHOP.CA's innovative service and value proposition are widely appealing for Canadians and exciting for me to be a part of," says Jamie.

SHOP.CA is one of Canada's largest e-Commerce destinations and fastest growing retailers. Launched in July, 2012; SHOP.CA offers Canadian consumers an easy, compelling and convenient shopping experience that is differentiated through vast selection of top brands, exclusive daily sales, exceptional service and a loyalty program that has millions of active members. SHOP.CA offers merchants an opportunity to create an additional sales channel in Canada's increasingly competitive retail landscape.


For further information and/or interview opportunities, please contact:
Mark Daprato | SHOP.CA | | 416-915-4286

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