IMG Worldwide Signs Katherine Webb for Exclusive Global Representation
Will Develop New Business Opportunities for Former Miss Alabama USA in Modeling, Broadcasting and Marketing
October 24, 2013 --
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/13 -- The global sports, fashion and media company, IMG Worldwide today announced that it has signed model and TV personality, Katherine Webb, for exclusive worldwide representation in modeling, broadcasting, marketing and commercial endorsements.
Webb, 24, is a former Miss Alabama USA 2012, who first garnered national attention at the 2013 BCS National Championship game when she was shown on camera multiple times during the live broadcast.
Almost overnight, Webb became a national sensation in the media and in the following months she covered Super Bowl XLVII as a correspondent for news program "Inside Edition," appeared as a contestant on the reality show, "Splash," and landed a spot in the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2013 edition.
"The camera loves Katherine, she epitomizes the 'girl next door beauty' both inside and out," said IMG Models, Senior Vice President, Ivan Bart. "She has already demonstrated that she has a mass appeal that we can tap into and cultivate to further develop her career as a model in print and beyond."
IMG Senior Corporate Vice President, Head of IMG Clients, Sandy Montag, said, "We look forward to helping Katherine build on the exposure she has already had in the entertainment and broadcasting industry. As she continues to establish herself as a TV personality we will look to leverage a variety of marketing and commercial business prospects across sports, broadcasting and entertainment marketing."
Katherine Webb, said, "Working with an industry leader like IMG, especially in modeling and broadcasting, offers enormous career possibilities in the fashion and entertainment world. I'm looking forward to discovering what the next chapter holds for me in my professional life."
Lisa Benson in the IMG Models division will oversee Katherine Webb's modeling career and Aimee Leone in the IMG Clients division will manage Webb's broadcasting and commercial business affairs.
IMG Worldwide is a global sports, fashion and media business, with 3,500 employees operating in more than 30 countries around the globe. IMG's areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging: IMG College; IMG's Joint Ventures in India, Brazil, China and Turkey; IMG Media; IMG Events and Federations; IMG Golf and IMG Tennis; IMG Fashion; IMG Models; IMG Art+Commerce; IMG Clients; IMG Academy; IMG Consulting and IMG Licensing. More information is available at img.com. Follow us on Twitter:@IMG_Worldwide and Facebook: facebook.com/IMGWorldwide.
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