October 01, 2016 2:04 AM ET


Company Overview of Octagon Worldwide, Inc.

Company Overview

Octagon Worldwide, Inc. operates as a global sports, entertainment, lifestyle marketing, and talent representation agency. Its activities include sports marketing, talent representation, event management, entertainment marketing, and brand research. The company also offers client services and platforms, including experiential marketing, mobile marketing, and cause-related marketing to help clients drive their businesses and brands. Its marketing services comprise sports and entertainment corporate consulting; and talent representation services include athlete, celebrities, personalities, broadcaster, and entertainment management services in commercial, financial, and charitable endeavors. Th...

800 Connecticut Avenue

2nd Floor

Norwalk, CT 06854

United States

Founded in 1983





Key Executives for Octagon Worldwide, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Founder and President
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 52
President of Octagon PR
President of Octagon Spain
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Octagon Worldwide, Inc. Key Developments

Octagon Promotes John Shea to President, Marketing and Events and Jeff Ehrenkranz to President, Marketing International

Octagon announced two leadership promotions, positioning the agency for continued expansion of its global marketing and events business. John Shea has been promoted to President, Marketing and Events and Jeff Ehrenkranz has been promoted to President, Marketing International. John and Jeff, both with the organizations for more than 20 years, bring an unmatched expertise, industry relationships and bold commitment to their elevated roles. Both will report directly to Octagon Worldwide Chairman & CEO Rick Dudley. Shea's management of Octagon's North and South American consulting teams has resulted in client partnerships that span decades and programs recognized by Cannes, Clio Sports and others. He has created results-driven sponsorship platforms across a variety of segments, and managed relationships with all of the major sports leagues and organizations in the Americas. John will now be responsible for Octagon Marketing Americas, the Events division and The Content Group. Most recently, Jeff Ehrenkranz served as Octagon's Managing Director EMEI, overseeing operations and new business across the region, he now adds Asia Pacific to his responsibilities.

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Octagon Worldwide, Inc. Names Sebastian Smith as Executive Vice President

Octagon Worldwide, Inc. has named Sebastian Smith Executive Vice President. Smith will be responsible for driving the growth of Octagon in Europe, leading pan-regional strategy initiatives and supporting the agency’s multi-market clients. Smith will be focused on further developing Octagon’s marketing practice across the region, while providing senior-level strategic support for Octagon clients including MasterCard, Aeroflot, AB InBev and Sony. Smith will serve as a member of Octagon’s regional management team and partner with Octagon’s Marc Brix, Managing Director Germany, and Tim Collins, Managing Director UK, to focus on driving market-specific business growth. Sebastian joins Octagon after a short period as a Partner at Redmandarin. Prior to that, Sebastian was an SVP at IMG.

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