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Sandy Montag Leaving IMG To Work Full-Time At His Own Company

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 26 / 16

Pioneer sports broadcasting agent Sandy Montag will be leaving IMG to work full-time as President & CEO of his own company, The Montag Group, starting Saturday. Montag's move to represent broadcast clients at his own firm has been long planned and the relationship between Montag and IMG is amica...

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