Toronto—June 27, 2012—Mode Media (corp.mode.com) today announced that Aya McMillan has joined Mode Media Canada as editorial director. She will be responsible for leading the voice and strategic direction of Glam Canada’s content, bringing her broad digital experience, complimented with expertise in women’s lifestyle, fashion and beauty to the international office’s market-leading publisher network of Canadian sites that include Divine.ca, OhBabyMagazine.com, MamanPourLaVie.com and many others.

McMillan has over a decade of multi-platform editorial experience and was most recently senior editor at Flare.com. Prior to that, she was fashion news editor at Flare magazine. She also served as style editor at Weddingbells magazine (U.S. edition) and WeddingChannel.com. Her work has appeared in such diverse publications as Elle Canada, Vogue Nippon, The Globe and Mail, Canadian Business and Glow, as well as several online portals including Yahoo, iVillage and MSN. With an excellent network of contacts in the industry, McMillan has had the opportunity to meet and interview creative luminaries such as Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Roberto Cavalli, Tommy Hilfiger, as well as boldfaced names including Lady Gaga, Jessica Simpson, Kate Hudson, Katy Perry, and the Olsen twins.

“I am inspired by the vision of Mode Media and thrilled to help execute its launch into the Canadian market as a premiere destination for the Canadian audience,” said Aya McMillan, editorial director, Mode Media Canada. “Bringing women relevant, differentiated, high-quality content has always been the driving force of my editorial vision.”

“Aya is the ideal person to lead the Glam Canada editorial brand,” said Mark Boxer, vice president, Mode Media Canada.  “As one of Canada’s most experienced fashion, design and women’s lifestyle experts, Aya will continue to assist us in developing a significant editorial presence in Canada with an eye for what’s relevant and be the much needed lens in filtering through on what’s really important and topical for Canadians.”

Mode Media’s vertical content network now features several separate platforms including: Glam Style (Fashion, Beauty, Shopping), Entertainment, Family (Tend), Health & Wellness (Bliss), Living (Foodie, Home, Travel) and Brash (Men). Each offers a distinctive blend of original editorial, media partner content and curated content from the Glam Publisher Network.

About Mode Media

The founders of Glam created a new media model to bring brand advertisers to niche and premium audiences online. Today, Mode Media is the leading provider of social lifestyle content on the web, with 86 million unique monthly visitors in the U.S. and 244 million global uniques, and is also a Top 10 Display Ad Publisher (comScore Ad Metrix). Mode Media provides a compelling mix of owned & operated Web sites including Glam.com and the carefully curated Glam Publishing Network of more than 2,800 popular and influential lifestyle Web sites, blogs and magazines. Mode Media is headquartered in New York City and Silicon Valley, California, with international offices in New York, London, Munich, Seoul and Tokyo.