Jay Danzi Joins WME as Partner

NORTH AMERICA–Endeavor has tapped Jay Danzi has to serve as a partner at WME.

In his new role, Danzi will look to cultivate new business opportunities across the Endeavor network. He will also bring his existing team with him, including Jordan Lewites and Laura Moses; various clients; and professional golf star Jordan Spieth, who will be represented by both WME and IMG.

Most recently, Danzi served as the chief operating officer at Lagardère Sports, where he was involved in constructing and overseeing various areas of business including the company’s brand consulting, sales and golf consulting groups. Prior to joining Lagardère Sports in 2013, Danzi founded Forefront Sports Group, a startup focused on digital, golf consulting and client management. Other roles include managing director and senior vice president at Wasserman Media Group as well as vice president and global head of recruiting for IMG’s golf business.

“Jordan is a world-class talent, and we're excited to welcome him to the family,” says Patrick Whitesell, executive chairman, Endeavor. “When you look at what he and Jay have already accomplished and consider WME and IMG's ability to amplify Jordan's reach across entertainment and sports, the possibilities are endless. Additionally, in adding Jay and his team of creative, strategic executives to the fold, we're increasing our expertise across brand strategy, sales, talent management and corporate consulting. I look forward to all we're going to accomplish together.”

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