The Oppenheimer Group, Vancouver, British Columbia, hired Julia Hashim as business development representative in its Newark, Del., office.

Oppenheimer hires business development representativeHashim’s duties focus on promotions for primary brands, providing solutions for retailers and creating interest in the companies retail categories, according to a news release.

Hashim previously worked as a business operations associate for TEKsystems, Hanover, Md. She was responsible for customer service and financial forecasting and analysis, according to the release.

“Julia has a strong knowledge of the agricultural business and solid customer service experience that lends itself well to this position,” said James Milne, director of marketing and business development, in the release. “We are delighted to have the newfound enthusiasm, energy and fresh look on the business that Julia will provide for us.”