The expansion of WMA's presence in London "underscores our commitment to the importance of the international music marketplace, said CEO Jim Wiatt and Worldwide Head of Music Peter Grosslight in a release.
Ed Bicknell -- former manager of Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, Bryan Ferry, Gerry Rafferty and The Blue Nile -- will be worldwide head of WMA's International Music Division. Joining him will be David Levy, from I.T.B.; Adele Slater and Russell Warby, from The Agency Group; Nick Cave, Steve Hogan, and Solomon Parker from Concorde International Artists; Diana Richardson, from Sensible Events; and Hamish Crombie, already at William Morris.
"Under the leadership of music industry veteran Ed Bicknell, WMA is now poised to provide an all-encompassing range of services to managers, artists, and promoters around the globe," Grosslight said.