LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) Longtime sports executive Jay Danni has joined WME as a partner.
Danzi, formerly the COO of Lagadere Sports U.S., and his team will be joining WME through its powerful sports wing, IMG. He will bring with client/golfing phenom Jordan Spieth as well as other clients and his team, which includes Jordan Lewites and Laura Moses, according to a statement from WME.
“Jordan is a world-class talent, and we’re excited to welcome him to the family,” Patrick Whitesell, Executive Chairman, Endeavor said in a statement. “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.”
Spieth is considered one of the best golfers in the world and is the only golfer ever to win three majors prior to the age of 24 (the other being Jack Nicklaus).
“Jordan, my team and I are excited about joining forces with everyone at WME, IMG and the broader Endeavor network,” Danzi said. “Their incredible expertise and resources will help us navigate the ever-evolving media landscape and allow us to continue advancing Jordan’s highly respected brand, especially in non-traditional avenues. Additionally, I’m looking forward to collaborating with senior leadership on various new projects and ventures.”