Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Portfolio Entertainment’s CEOs Joy Rosen and Lisa Olfman announced the appointment of senior industry finance and business executive Trent Locke as VP of Finance and Chief Operating Officer to their executive management and strategy team.
Formerly VP of Business Operations for Teletoon Canada, Trent Locke has over 20 years of extensive experience in media, entertainment and manufacturing. Locke will work directly with Portfolio’s CEOs Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen as they continue to grow and diversify their business. His role will encompass strategy and new business development as well as finance and day to day operations.
“Trent has a proven track record for success,” states Joy Rosen. “His deep understanding of the broadcast and digital landscape is invaluable as we look to the future as content producers,” adds Lisa Olfman.
Trent’s years at Teletoon saw him overseeing an assortment of portfolios. He was instrumental in spearheading the launch of the company’s digital specialty network, Teletoon Retro, having developed the business model and managing the launch operations of the project, which subsequently became profitable within its first year.
“I'm thrilled to join Portfolio Entertainment at this exciting time in the company’s growth. I have tremendous respect for what Lisa and Joy have built over the years and look forward to being part of their talented and dedicated team," said Trent Locke.
Source: Portfolio Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.