CAA Announces Annual Retreat Promotions; Two Music Touring Agents, One Comedy Agent Named

CAA announced the promotion of 21 trainees to agent/executive at its annual company retreat today. Five have been added to the company’s touring division, which encompasses music and comedy.
Akin Aliu and Lizzie Holdforth have been added as music touring agents, Olivia Farrell and Guy Howes as Music Brand Partnerships agents, and Ethan Kurtzman as a comedy agent. Aliu works out of Los Angeles, Farrell and Kurtzman work out of New York, and Holdforth and Howes are based in London. 
Maddi Mobley was made executive of CAA Brand Consulting, which is made up of 230 employees who advise, manage, and activate on more than $3 billion in sponsorship rights deals. 
Kip Ludwig was made an agent in the speakers department, working out of New York.
Scott Zanghellini has been made an agent in commercial endorsements, and will be working out of Los Angeles.
There were also six new television agents named, two new motion pictures talent agent, a new book department agent, a new media finance agency, and three new sports-related agents. 
CAA promotes agents across its broad spectrum of divisions every year at its annual company retreat. Last year saw Katie Germano and Bilge Morden named Music Touring Agents