Leading postproduction studio Harbor, has appointed Melissa Canosa as the Vice President of Finance, announced by CEO Zak Tucker.

With an extensive background in financial leadership roles, Canosa joins Harbor from Paramount Global, where she served as Finance Lead. During her tenure at Paramount, Canosa played a pivotal role in supporting various award shows such as the VMAs, EMAs, and CMT Awards, as well as popular shows including Yellowstone, Tyler Perry’s Sistas, RuPaul's Drag Race, Jersey Shore, Ridiculousness, and Wild 'n Out. 

As Vice President of Finance, Canosa will oversee all financial and operational matters at Harbor, including managing client and vendor relationships. She will work closely with key stakeholders to optimise day-to-day business performance and forecast upcoming opportunities.

On Canosa's appointment, CEO Zak Tucker said “Melissa joins the team at a time of unprecedented expansion for Harbor worldwide, and I look forward to continuing our trend of sustainable growth. Her track record of driving results and her dedication to excellence align perfectly with Harbor's commitment to premium artistry, boutique service, and enterprise infrastructure. As we chart our course for the future, Melissa's strategic insights will play a pivotal role in shaping both our short-term objectives and our long-term vision. I am confident that her leadership will further strengthen our position in the market and propel us towards even greater success. I look forward to working with Melissa during this exciting time at Harbor.”

Canosa shared her enthusiasm about joining Harbor, saying, “As Harbor embarks on this journey of unprecedented expansion, I am honoured to join Zak and team in their commitment to creative excellence and innovation. I look forward to furthering Harbor’s mission of premium artistry and boutique service in the advertising and entertainment industries. With a strategic mindset and a relentless pursuit of excellence, Harbor is poised to achieve unparalleled success in the global market. I am excited to bring my financial, operations and media background to collaborate with the talented individuals at Harbor to shape a future defined by creativity, sustainability, and unparalleled growth.”