Robert Gibbs has joined the United Talent Agency (UTA) as a Partner and Co-Head of the Atlanta office.
Gibbs appointment after last month’s news that UTA had secure new financial resources from the private equity firm EQT.
In his new role, Gibbs will join UTA Atlanta Co-Heads Rich Paul, Arthur Lewis and Steve Cohen to help grow the company’s footprint across music, sports, film, fine arts, and television. pictures, podcasts and more.
Last September, UTA and partner company Klutch Sports Group announced the establishment of what they called a “significant presence on the ground” in Atlanta.
The press release announcing Gibbs’ appointment at UTA notes that he was most recently Head of Music at ICM Partners, where he was the first African-American head of a music division of the company. Big company.
In addition to managing the global music division, he has worked with a client list that includes J. Cole, Ari Lennox, PartyNextDoor, Roy Woods, JID, Bas, Earthgang, Cozz, Lute, Omen, SoFaygo and Mike Dimes.
New York-based music agent Kevin Jergenson and LA-based music agent Victoria Gutierrez, who have both worked closely with Gibbs at ICM on a number of clients, will join him at UTA.
Jergenson has worked with talents including Kamasi Washington, Duckwrth and Emotional Oranges, and Gutierrez has worked with a diverse roster that includes Rexx Life Raj, Odie and Kash Doll, among others.
Gibbs also serves on the board of A Place Called Home, a nonprofit that provides children and youth living in South Central Los Angeles with access to the arts, educational programs, and counseling. and advisor.
I’m excited to be a part of this important moment and help expand the company’s business in Atlanta. “
“Over the past few years, the momentum at UTA has been undeniable,” says Gibbs.
“Jeremy and team have built an incredible culture and business that has resonated throughout the industry. I’m excited to be a part of this important moment and help expand the company’s business in Atlanta. “
“Robert’s experience in the industry, combined with his enthusiasm for helping us build in Atlanta, made him the perfect choice to join UTA and our leadership team. there.”
Jeremy Zimmer, UTA
UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer said: “Robert’s experience in the industry, combined with his enthusiasm for helping us build in Atlanta, made him the perfect choice. perfect to join UTA and our leadership team there.Worldwide music business