Moji, a company devoted to helping athletes recover and feel great though sports massage, ice and heat therapy, recently hired Todd Searle as a sourcing and product development analyst and Christine Connolly as Moji’s customer service and operations representative.

Searle will manage Moji’s manufacturing relationships and help facilitate new product development and Connolly  will manage all aspects of Moji’s customer service presence and back-end operations, poising Moji for rapid growth.

Searle brings product development, project management and retail experience to Moji, previously working for Abercrombie and Fitch’s merchandising department as well as various athletic retail outlets including Cliff Sports in Snowbird, UT. Connolly has a wide range of talents and experience having consulted with the Haymarket Group as a public affairs associate.

“Both Todd and Christine are great additions to the Moji team,” said Moji founder, Victor Viner. “Their wide range of skills sets and interests with international manufacturing and service experience will help Moji to support our current distribution growth and continually develop new product offerings for the outdoor and specialty athletic industry.”

Both are Chicago-area natives, with varying activity interests. Searle spends his time cycling, participating in the cross-fit craze and skiing down anything with snow. He has studied extensively in China and graduated from Northwestern University. Connolly is an avid rugby and Gaelic football player, having honed her talents in the far-reaching lands of Scotland. She is a member of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumni.

Moji was founded in 2007 with the goal of keeping people active and pain-free. Founder, Victor Viner, has surrounded himself with a team that brings industry expertise in the areas of product design, sports medicine, material science, manufacturing and content development. Moji designs and sells its premium products for post-activity recovery and warm-up, post-operative and rehabilitating patients, and will continue to innovate into active recovery products consisting of sports massage, ice and heat therapy. Moji is a registered trademark with patents-pending on multiple products, headquartered in Glenview, IL.