Tricon builds digital division with new hire

Karthiga RatnasabapathyCanada-headquartered Tricon Films & Television has hired former Entertainment One executive Karthiga Ratnasabapathy as its director, digital sales and acquisitions.

She will focus on worldwide digital sales, television sales in English-speaking Canada and acquiring film titles for sales to digital platforms; and report into Jon Rutherford, Tricon’s senior VP, distribution and business development.

Additionally, Paul Lancaric has been promoted to senior director, business affairs; Lia Dolente has been promoted to director, international sales and communications; Nick Solowski has been promoted to director, international sales and acquisitions; Ashley Rite has been promoted to director, development and international sales; and Liz Coucean has been promoted to manager, marketing and acquisitions.

Ratnasabapathy was most recently in charge of eOne’s digital and transactional team and has also held roles Peace Arch Entertainment and Alliance Atlantis.

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