James Grant Group

Drama, entertainment agency YMU names first UK CEO

Drama, entertainment and sports management agency YMU Group (formerly known as James Grant Group) has appointed Mary Bekhait as its first UK CEO. Bekhait was previously managing director for YMU’s entertainment division but will now oversee the company’s five UK divisions, which are made up of: sport; music; drama; entertainment; and business management. She will […]

Jonathan Jackson resurfaces at Franklin Rae as TV PR agency sold

Franklin Rae has been bought by Tessa Laws, founder of legal firm newlawslegal, and Jonathan Jackson has been appointed to the board of the TV PR agency. Jackson was running UK-based distributor DRG until last month when it was sold to MTG in a £15 million deal. Franklin Rae founder Jill Franklin will also be […]

Long-serving exec John Gilbert exiting Shine

A long-serving Shine Group executive is leaving the News Corp-owned producer to join Industry Media, a James Grant Group business affairs company. John Gilbert has been with Shine since its start-up phase in 2001 in a number of roles. He was most recently brand-focused division Shine 360’s commercial and business affairs director and is credited […]