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Simon Clarkson Joins ICM Partners, Starts New Electronic Division

Simon Clarkson
ICM Partners

Simon Clarkson

ICM Partners have hired highly respected international music agent Simon Clarkson, who exited WME earlier this year. Clarkson who will be based in Los Angeles, starts immediately and will head up the agency’s domestic electronic music department.

Clarkson's clients include Skrillex (Europe only), Alison Wonderland (outside of North and South America),  Aluna George and San Holo and will complement the dance roster at Primary Talent International. The announcement was made by Rob Prinz, worldwide head of concerts at ICM Partners and Matt Bates, head of international at PTI/ICM.

"Very excited to join the team at ICM and Primary to fortify and bolster the Electronic Music Department, a genre we all believe we can continue to grow significantly over the years," said Clarkson.

Prinz added, "We are thrilled to have Simon join the agency to help us build out a domestic electronic music department, an area we’ve long wanted to expand in. His talent and experience are a perfect fit for us."

"Simon is highly respected within our industry, has tremendous clients, relationships, and expertise that perfectly complement our strengths and we could not be happier to have him join the ICM/Primary family," said Bates

Clarkson has spent the past eight years at WME and prior to that ran Mainstage Artists.