CAA has hired Maren Olson to join the company’s Film Finance & Sales Group. She will be based out of the agency’s Century City headquarters and focus on the group’s expanding packaging business, which has put together such films as the Cannes premiere Sicario, The Imitation Game, American Hustle, Still Alice, John Wick, and many, many others.

Olson joins from independent film production company Traction Media, where she served as president and oversaw the creative development, packaging, production, financing and sales of films including the SXSW hit Short Term 12, and the upcoming The Wannabe with Patricia Arquette.