Round Of WMG Promotions Includes Naming Arn Tellem Vice Chair
Wasserman Media Group Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman today officially named longtime management group head and powerful agent Arn Tellem Vice Chair, a role in which he will be more active advising on the global growth of all the sports marketing and media company's divisions. In his new position, Tellem will continue as an MLB and NBA agent and will oversee Wasserman’s team sports division, in addition to acting as strategic business counsel across all divisions. WMG's seven divisions are Global Media, Consulting, Partnership & Business Development, Team Sports, Golf, Soccer and Action Sports & Olympics .
In addition, WMG also elevated NBA player agents Thad Foucher – who represents this year’s No. 1 NBA Draft pick Anthony Davis – and B.J. Armstrong – who represents Bulls G Derrick Rose – to the new position of Exec VP/Basketball. Wasserman’s basketball division represents 75 basketball players worldwide. Jason Ranne, former WMG team sports associate counsel, has also been promoted to the position of Senior VP/Operations of the Team Sports division and will oversee all operational and legal aspects of the group.