XIX Entertainment

XIX Entertainment

April 20, 2012 12:04 ET

Simon Fuller Recognised for His Entrepreneurial Vision

XIX Entertainment Founder Simon Fuller has Been Named as One of the Ten Greatest British Entrepreneurs

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - April 20, 2012) - Simon Fuller has been recognised for his vision and success with XIX Entertainment by being named as one of the ten greatest British entrepreneurs of all time. The list, which was published on the Daily Mail, was compiled by Harvey Goldsmith, the renowned promoter of rock concerts, charity concerts, and television broadcasts for the Prince's Trust and Teenage Cancer Trust.

Goldsmith has praised Fuller for his work in building XIX Entertainment. The extremely successful management business has looked after the interests of many high profile clients, including David and Victoria Beckham, Lewis Hamilton, Annie Lennox, and The Spice Girls.

Fuller has also left his mark on popular culture, by establishing the Pop Idol franchise that is currently being sold in over 100 countries. Goldsmith believes that this is where Fuller has demonstrated his real entrepreneurial vision, as he is able to develop ideas that conform directly to the latest trends.

"His modus operandi is seeing opportunities, quietly grabbing them, staying under the radar, and delivering," Goldsmith wrote on The Daily Mail website. "In the process, he's built up an extraordinary business empire."

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About Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment:

Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment is one of the most dynamic and influential forces in the global entertainment business, with a staff of fifty executives based in offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Nashville. He is certified by Billboard as the most successful British manager of all time. American Idol, the multi-billion dollar TV format created and executive produced by Simon Fuller, continues to break records for audience size and interaction. 122 million votes were cast in 2011's American Idol Finale. Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment manages Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Lisa Marie Presley, Carrie Underwood, Will Young, the winner of 2011's American Idol, Scotty McCreery, and is in partnership with iconic couple Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for their latest production Q'Viva! The Chosen! In sport, Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment manages the career of David Beckham, world tennis No.3 Andy Murray and the 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton. Beyond music, TV and sport, XIX Entertainment's interests in fashion include a joint venture with influential designer Roland Mouret, and a flourishing partnership with Victoria Beckham whose award winning and critically acclaimed ready to wear collections have become a multi-million dollar business.

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