Following a national search led by Turnkey, Learfield Licensing Partners has appointed Eric Johnson to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Prior to joining Learfield Licensing Partners, a trademark management company specializing in collegiate licensing and branding, Johnson spent 14 years at WinCraft, most recently in the position of Vice President, Collegiate Sales and Marketing.
“Eric is a true leader within the collegiate licensing industry, and brings great insight, relationships and energy to the COO position,” said Bob Bernard, CEO of Learfield Licensing Partners in a press release announcing the hire. “His experience and business acumen are a perfect fit for the future of our company and we’re excited to welcome him to our team.”
Regarding the search process, Marc Jenkins, COO of Learfield Sports, remarked that “Turnkey moved quickly while conducting a thorough analysis on each candidate recommended,” adding “We were very pleased with the process.”
Other positions recently filled by Turnkey Search include Vice President of Finance & Accounting (Milwaukee Brewers) and Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President (Oakland Raiders). Take a look at our job board to see a list of our current open searches.