Tricon Hires for Digital Content Team


TORONTO: Tricon Films & Television has appointed Karthiga Ratnasabapathy as director of digital sales and acquisitions, alongside several promotions within its distribution arm.

Ratnasabapathy will be reporting to Jon Rutherford, Tricon’s senior VP of distribution and business development. Ratnasabapathy is responsible for building the company’s worldwide sales for all digital platform opportunities as well as TV sales within English-speaking Canada. Responsibilities also include acquiring films, specific for sales within digital. Most recently, Ratnasabapathy was leading the digital and transactional team at Entertainment One. 

“Karthiga is one of the most respected distribution executives in Canada,” said Rutherford. “Her tremendous global experience, strong relationships and knowledge of digital platforms make her a perfect addition to our already strong distribution team.” 

Tricon additionally announced a series of promotions within its distribution arm. This includes Paul Lancaric becoming senior director of business affairs and Lia Dolente becoming director of international sales and communications. Also, Nick Solowski has been upped to director of international sales and acquisitions, Ashley Rite to director of development and international sales, and Liz Coucean to manager of marketing and acquisitions.