San Francisco-based Narrowline, provider of a
business-to-business online advertising exchange, named Sarah Nolan as
president and CEO.
Nolan brings 25 years of management experience in transaction service
businesses to Narrowline’s executive team, whose diverse expertise includes
advertising, media and publishing, the company said. Founder and former CEO
Tara Lemmey becomes chairman and chief strategic officer.
Nolan had been president and CEO of the OptionsLink division of Hambrecht &
Quist, where she restructured the company and negotiated its sale. Nolan was
also president of AMEX Life Assurance Company at American Express.
Early in her career, Nolan managed an investment business with $1 billion in
assets at Marine Midland Bank in New York, and also worked as a senior
associate at Booz Allen Hamilton.
“This industry is just beginning to see the e-commerce and
business-to-business capabilities of the Internet taking hold,” said Nolan.
beginning, Narrowline has been ahead of its time. The company is now
positioned to take advantage of this and grow exponentially.”
Narrowline operates the Narrowline Media Exchange, a media marketplace where
advertising buyers and sellers can conduct business in a secure and neutral
environment from their desktops.