LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) United Talent Agency has announced that longtime partner and senior entertainment agent Blair Kohan has been named to its Board of Directors.
A partner since 2004, Kohan has repped acts like Sarah Silvberman, Jill Soloway, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Paul Rudd and Chelsea Handler. She joins board members UTA Chairman Jim Berkus, CEO Jeremy Zimmer, co-presidents David Kramer and Jay Sures, cofounder Peter Benedeck and Tracey Jacobs and Matt Rice.
“We want our board to reflect the direction and growth of the company, and Blair Kohan does that and more,” UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer said in a statement. “She is an innovative and passionate partner to her clients and a generous and wise colleague to her UTA family. I am grateful Blair has agreed to take on these added responsibilities. She will be a powerful addition to our board, and her passion, perspective and experience will be invaluable as we navigate the many opportunities and changes shaping our business today.”
“Joining the Board of a company that has been my home for 20 years is a defining experience for me both professionally and personally,” Kohan said. “UTA is now a true global entertainment and media company, made up of some of the most talented, innovative, and creative people in our business. I’m excited about the opportunity to work with our board and my incredible colleagues to expand and advocate for our business. It is my hope that elevating another woman to the Board will have positive ripple effects at every level of our company, and hopefully serve as a model for the industry. It confirms UTA as an inclusive and empowering home for the artists we champion and our entire UTA family.”