CEO, C.A.K. Entertainment Inc.
In a career spanning five decades, Charles Koppelman has built an imposing reputation as a successful business leader, known for his financial/managerial acumen and ability to locate creative opportunities for businesses and individuals.
Charles currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of C.A.K. Entertainment Inc., which provides financing and strategic advice to companies in entertainment and related industries. Most recently, he developed the launch of The Wendy Williams Collection on the Home Shopping Network and formed a strategic partnership between clients Pitbull and Playboy Enterprises Inc. In 2013, he consulted and negotiated celebrity apparel and accessory lines for both Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine, which launched in Kmart stores and on Kmart’s online platform, Shop Your Way. In 2011, he negotiated for Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony in what is considered to be one of the largest celebrity apparel lines to date. The line was introduced nationwide in the fall of 2011 in Kohl’s Department Stores and has seen continued success since.