“Tina and Richard are two great long-time professionals with a stunning amount of experience; they know the entertainment market and Bardel's potential and have grown within the company,” says Iginio Straffi, founder and president, Rainbow Group. “It is a true privilege to have them in our team, and we are proud to announce that they will be taking the lead as CEO and COO at Bardel. Our group rewards exceptional merit and achievements of people contributing every day to reach the best possible results; in such dynamic times for animated productions, I'm confident that Tina and Richard will seize the right opportunities to further expand an incredible studio that has been producing top-quality, successful content for over 30 years.”
“I am honored and excited to lead the successful growth of Bardel working with our talented team of artists in delivering innovative and engaging content,” says Chow.
Richard Grieve steps in as chief operating officer after almost ten years of continuous progress on the team, joining Bardel as an accomplished media and entertainment executive. Richard will oversee the financial and primary business operations, as well as focus on strategic planning. He identifies areas to expand the company’s presence in the marketplace by connecting with prospective partnerships. Going forward, Richard will continue to manage Bardel’s strategic vision, optimizing studio operations to support the company’s growth initiatives.
"These are exciting times for our industry and I'm thrilled to be a key part in leading the passionate and talented team here at Bardel,” says Grieve.
Encompassing business, creative and technical mastery of animation and production, Tina
A by-word for quality in animation services, Bardel was acquired by Rainbow in 2015, merging creativities to produce new content for global audiences, both original IPs such as Rainbow’s preschool CGI show “44 Cats” and third-party properties.
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