Former Toronto Life publisher joins Kobo

The former publisher of Toronto Life,
Marina Glogovac, will become the chief marketing officer for Kobo, an
international e-reading service.

She is formerly the CEO of online dating service Lavalife and has worked
in executive positions at St. Joseph Media and NOW magazine. She sits on the The Walrus’ advisory council.

Kobo is owned in part by Indigo Books and Music and has a growing
catalogue of over 2 million titles. On his Canadian Magazines blog, D.B.
Scott quotes Glogovac:

“It’s exhilarating to be on a team of passionate book lovers who, like
me, consider this the biggest revolution in reading since Gutenberg’s
invention of the printing press which started it all back in the 15th
century,” said Glogovac. “I am excited to spread the Kobo promise to
readers world-wide and build a community of loyal customers guided by
trust, choice and the love of reading.”