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May 05, 2015 4:55 AM ET


Company Overview of Octagon, Inc.

Company Overview

Octagon, Inc. operates as a sports, entertainment, lifestyle marketing, and talent representation agency globally. It offers sports and entertainment corporate consulting services. The company also provides talent representation services, including athlete, broadcaster, and entertainment management services. In addition, it offers dynamic and immersive event marketing services; and entertainment marketing services. The company serves blue-chip corporate clients, athletes, and personality clients. Octagon, Inc. was formerly known as Octagon Marketing And Athlete Representation, Inc. The company is based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Octagon, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Interpublic Group o...

800 Connecticut Avenue

2nd Floor

Norwalk, CT 90069

United States





Key Executives for Octagon, Inc.

Director of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Octagon Worldwide and President of Octagon Worldwide
President of Octagon Marketing Worldwide and Chief Operating Officer of Octagon Marketing Worldwide
President of Octagon Worldwide
President of Octagon Marketing Americas
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Octagon, Inc. Key Developments

Octagon Appoints Kyell Thomas as New Head of the Entertainment Talent Management Division

Octagon announced the appointment of Kyell Thomas as the new head of the agency’s Entertainment Talent Management division. Thomas will be assuming the responsibilities of running the division and management of its entertainment clients. Octagon recently began a restructuring of its Entertainment Talent Management group which includes the departure of John Ferriter. Thomas came to Octagon from William Morris five years ago with the formation of the division in February of 2010.

Octagon Appoints Colin Glaum as Executive Creative Director

Octagon announced that Colin Glaum has joined the agency as Executive Creative Director. Glaum will oversee Octagon Marketing’s US-based creative, design and digital marketing team providing a seamless resource for Octagon’s corporate consulting and events groups. Glaum comes to Octagon most recently from Stashbox, where he was responsible for market strategy, brand positioning and business development.

Octagon, Inc Appoints Sebastian Smith as Executive Vice President Octagon Marketing Europe

Octagon 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, where he spent 10 years in a variety of leadership roles within IMG’s international consulting division leading several client relationships and business development across the network.

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