Richard Siklos, a former exec at Netflix and Time Warner, has joined UTA as chief communications officer.
Starting on Monday, Siklos will report back to CEO Jeremy Zimmer.
Siklos departed Netflix final fall. Throughout his four-year run on the firm, its international subscriber base greater than doubled and its market worth soared. New authentic sequence like Bridgerton and Squid Recreation additionally arrived as the corporate confronted a handful of latest streaming rivals.
From 2010 to 2017, Siklos was a communications exec at Time Warner. Previous to that, he was a distinguished journalist protecting the media enterprise for The New York Instances, Fortune and Enterprise Week, in addition to London’s Sunday Telegraph and The Instances of London.
“Richard brings a wealth of strategic, operational and inventive management and expertise to UTA,” Zimmer mentioned within the official announcement of the rent. “He will probably be an excellent associate throughout the corporate, serving to inform our story, and enjoying a vital function in UTA’s success as our enterprise continues to develop and diversify.”
Siklos, who additionally wrote two books about Canada-born former newspaper potentate Conrad Black, will probably be based mostly in LA.
“UTA occupies a particular place on the intersections of leisure, sports activities, tradition, and expertise, and I’m thrilled to be working with its distinctive individuals to assist write the following chapters in a storied historical past,” he mentioned.
The appointment of Siklos comes amid a busy time for UTA, which was initially established in 1991. Over the previous 12 months, the corporate has arrange an workplace in Atlanta, acquired strategic advisory agency MediaLink and launched a gaming-focused entity by way of a SPAC merger.