Susan Plageman joined WME Fashion later this August as President, overseeing the agencies IMG Models, IMG Fashion Events (the show that is the official host and operator of New York Fashion Week), Art + Commerce and The Wall Group. increase. , was announced today by global sports and entertainment parent company Endeavor.
The executive has more than 10 years at Condé Nast and has held multiple positions, including vice president/publisher. trend Chief Business Officer of the Company’s Style Division (She oversaw fashion, beauty, luxury goods and retail revenues across Condé Nast, and led the commercial aspects of various titles. trend, vanity fair, GQ, AllureWhen Glamour). Before Plageman joined Condé Nast, Marie Claire When cosmopolitan.
“We are thrilled to welcome Susan to WME and the Endeavor family. She brings over 30 years of experience, strong networks and a keen eye for unique and forward-thinking business opportunities,” said Endeavor President. Mark Shapiro said in a statement. “At a time when there is tremendous momentum at the intersection of fashion, sport and entertainment, we look forward to working with Susan to continue to invest and evolve our fashion portfolio.”
In her new role, Plageman will strengthen the fashion, sports and entertainment ties of Endeavor (which, in addition to entertainment agency WME, is also the parent company of mixed martial arts organization UFC).
Plagemann said in a statement: and the retail community. Fashion cuts across all facets of culture, so the possibilities are endless as to how you can leverage fashion to create dynamic opportunities across sport and entertainment while remaining an innovator in this space. ”