Wattpad Makes Three Big Hires from Torstar Digital and Kobo

Toronto-based Wattpad announced three significant hires this morning.

The Canadian company, which boasts more than 10 million uploads and 15 million monthly users, has hired Candice FaktorCharles Chan, and Ashleigh Gardner.


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Faktor will be Wattpad’s first general manager. She was formerly a vice-president at Torstar Digital.

Chan will become Wattpad’s new head of engineering. He was formerly a director at Kobo.

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Finally, Gardner will take over as head of content for Wattpad. She was formerly a director at Kobo as well.

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