Partner and Co-Chairman, Creative Artists Agency
One of three executives sharing the top job title, Lourd worked a blockbuster acquisition to bolster CAA’s core talent agency/brands representation business with the pending acquisition of rival ICM. CAA’s Hollywood clients include producer J. J. Abrams, George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, and Reese Witherspoon; and in music include Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd. Lourd is on the board of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, the American Film Institute and Sean Penn’s CORE. He is also a corporate board member of Barry Diller-led, publicly traded internet content/communications company InterActiveCorp.
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