Agent Simon Clarkson Joins ICM Partners To Start Domestic Electronic Music Division

Simon Clarkson
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ICM Partners has hired international music agent Simon Clarkson who starts immediately to head up a new ICM electronic music division domestically.
Clarkson counts major electronic artists among his roster, which will complement the company’s new stable of artists and agents that came along with the March acquisition of UK agency Primary Talent International.
Los Angeles-based Clarkson brings a roster including Skrillex, Alison Wonderland, AlunaGeorge and San Holo, with some represented internationally or outside the U.S.
“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,” Clarkson says in a statement.   
“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,” adds Rob Prinz, ICM Partners Worldwide Head of Concerts. “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,” adds Matt Bates, Head of International at PTI/ICM.
Clarkson has spent the past eight years at WME and, prior to that, ran Mainstage Artists.  He has worked with artists including Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Kygo, Eric Prydz, Adam Beyer and Above & Beyond.
In recent months, along with the Primary Talent deal, ICM has also signed music agents Dave Kaplan and Randall Uritsky, formerly of Paradigm.