Breaking: Kirstine Stewart Tapped To Head Twitter Canada

Kirstine StewartWe first broke the story that social network Twitter had planned to launch their first Canadian office in May of this year, which we all knew would eventually happen as Canadians have embraced social networks especially Twitter.

We also have confirmed the news and spoke with a few of the individuals who had made the short list for the top job in Canada.Then last week we told you that offer letters have gone out to potential sales staff as they inched closer to opening an office in Toronto.  We have just heard from a realizable source that Kirstine Stewart has been hired for the top job at Twitter Canada.  Kiristen was the Executive Vice President at CBC, since 2010.  Prior to that she was the General Manager, Television also at CBC, Senior Vice-President Lifestyle Content / Sr. VP Programming at Alliance Atlantis. She was also Senior Vice-President, Programming, Hallmark Entertainment.

We’ll bring you more as this story unfolds…