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IMG

January 31, 2011 12:58 ET

Alan Zucker Promoted to Senior VP of IMG Clients Group

Manages Some of the Most Iconic Names in Sports and Entertainment

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 31, 2011) - IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, announced today that Alan Zucker has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Clients, and Managing Director of Talent Marketing. Alan reports to Sandy Montag, Senior Corporate Vice President of IMG Sports and Entertainment and will now assist him in all areas of IMG's Clients business unit, including broadcasting, coaching and speakers. Alan continues to run the day-to-day operations for the Talent Marketing division.

 "Alan has had a terrific 15 year career here at IMG," said Sandy Montag. "He is one of our company's most loyal and dedicated employees as well as consistently performing as one of IMG's top sales people. This is a well-deserved promotion."

Alan joined IMG in 1996. On a day-to-day basis, Alan handles the management, marketing and sales of Peyton, Eli and Archie Manning, LaDainian Tomlinson, Matthew Stafford, Joe Montana, Jim Nantz, Danica Patrick, and Joe Mauer. While Alan does not handle their team contracts, Alan does negotiate their marketing endorsements, manage connections to the NFLPA, creates revenue for their foundations and charities and drives all other revenue producing income off of the field. Alan's focus is to produce revenue and build their individual brands via corporate America.

In addition, Alan continues to stay involved with sales of IMG's owned and represented properties to his corporate contacts, sales of IMG Media's owned television inventory, and business development for IMG Media's properties for content creation and consulting.

Alan also works hand in hand with IMG's individual talent agents across all divisions to assist them in developing corporate relationships. Some of that talent has included Maria Sharapova, Arnold Palmer, Venus Williams, Alex Ovechkin, Peggy Fleming, Gisele, Dick Vitale, Billie Jean King, Lindsey Vonn, Kristi Yamaguchi and John Madden. 

A graduate of Florida State University in 1989 with a BS in Marketing, Alan works out of IMG's Cleveland, Ohio office.

About IMG
IMG Worldwide
is a global sports, entertainment and media business, with nearly 3,000 employees operating in 30 countries around the globe. IMG's areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging: IMG College is the leader in collegiate marketing, licensing and media rights. IMG's Joint Ventures, IMG Reliance, IMGX and IMG CCTV, in the emerging markets of India, Brazil and China, offer the company significant long-term growth opportunities. IMG Media is the world's largest independent producer and distributor of sports programming. IMG Events and Federations owns and manages some of the most sought after events and includes long standing associations with the world's most important sports organizations, leagues, and federations. IMG Fashion owns and operates fashion events around the world and IMG Models represents the world's top models and leading designers and IMG Art+Commerce represents the most influential photographers, art directors and stylists. For the past 50 years IMG Clients has been the global leader in talent representation, including over 1,000 elite athletes, coaches, industry executives and prestigious sports organizations across the sports, entertainment, fashion and media industries. IMG Academies is the world's largest and most advanced multi-sport training and educational facility delivering sports training experiences to more than 12,000 dedicated athletes from approximately 80 countries every year. IMG Consulting connects many of the world's leading brands with consumers through access to unique sports and entertainment properties. IMG Licensing is considered one of the premier independent licensing companies in the sports, entertainment and media world. More information is available at www.imgworld.com.

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