<span class=”legendSpanClass”>The previous SVP, World Sports activities & Leisure on the William Morris Company (WMA), and Senior VP at William Morris Endeavor (WME), brings greater than 15 years of expertise as a number one govt within the leisure and sports activities trade.</span>
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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Boy is proud to announce in the present day that main sports activities and leisure powerhouse Philip Button and his firm Seven XV Ventures have fashioned a brand new partnership. Seven XV will spearhead all of Oscar De La Hoya’s manufacturing initiatives and area all Golden Boy sponsorship, branding, and company partnerships.
Button served as an agent for Oscar De La Hoya whereas SVP of World Sports activities & Leisure at William Morris Endeavor (WME) and has a confirmed observe document of representing world personalities, efficiently securing model offers, and creating and producing initiatives with excessive profile manufacturing corporations. Button was additionally an govt producer of STX Leisure’s $150 million world field workplace hit “The Foreigner,” starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan and directed by Martin Campbell. With over 15-years of expertise as an agent and govt in sports activities and leisure, Button can even discover new enterprise ventures and investments on behalf of the 20-year-old firm based by the 10-time world champion in six totally different weight divisions and 1992 Olympic Gold Medalists, Oscar De La Hoya.
“I’ve recognized Philip Button for over a decade and trusted him with my profession whereas he was at WME,” mentioned Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman, and CEO of Golden Boy. “Philip has huge data and expertise within the trade and has secured high-profile offers throughout leisure, media, and sports activities. Having him as a producing associate now with Golden Boy is a full-circle second for us each, and I do know that collectively we’ll construct an empire.”
“I’m thrilled to be working with Oscar once more. He’s a world icon who transcends sports activities. We have been in a position to collaborate on large initiatives after we labored collectively the primary time, and we’re able to elevate Golden Boy to a brand new stage within the sports activities and leisure trade. We’re already creating a compelling scripted tv challenge with an award-winning studio, highlighting Golden Boy as an actual participant in Hollywood. I’m excited for the brand new media empire that we’re constructing, and I look ahead to collaborating on new enterprise alternatives and contributing to the continued development and success of Golden Boy,” mentioned Philip Button.
Button has a profitable historical past working with high-profile manufacturing corporations, together with Jackie Chan’s the JC Group, Will and Jada Smith’s Westbrook Studios, Kevin Hart’s HartBeat Productions, Channing Tatum’s Free Affiliation, and award-winning industrial manufacturing firm Stept Studios. He has represented and labored with among the most recognizable personalities and corporations on the earth, together with Academy Award winner Jackie Chan, Academy Award, Grammy & Golden Globe Award winner Lionel Richie, World Icon Pelé, Emmy Nominated Movie star Chef & Life-style Persona Marcela Valladolid, Baseball Legend Alex Rodriguez, NBA Corridor of Famer Steve Nash, Skilled Golfer Michelle Wie, MLB Los Angeles Dodgers, EPL’s Chelsea Soccer Membership, Manchester Metropolis FC; New Evolution Ventures, a number one well being & health funding firm (24 Hour Health, Crunch, UFC Health club, Alex Rodriguez’s Vitality Health); The Raine Group; a number one service provider financial institution; and Academy Award-winning VFX firm Digital Area.
ABOUT GOLDEN BOY
Los Angeles-based Golden Boy was established in 2002 by Oscar De La Hoya, the primary Hispanic to personal a nationwide boxing promotional firm. Golden Boy is a media and leisure model dedicated to creating combating leisure extra accessible and reasonably priced. The corporate’s in-house manufacturing crew develops inventive unique programming for RingTV.com and worldwide channels throughout the globe. The corporate holds the unique rights to high boxers and has promoted among the largest and highest-grossing occasions within the historical past of the game. Now, Golden Boy is among the most profitable boxing leisure corporations on the earth and shapes the way forward for boxing for fighters and followers alike.
ABOUT SEVEN XV VENTURES
Based in 2019 by Philip Button, Seven XV Ventures focuses on world enterprise alternatives throughout Leisure, Sports activities, Expertise, and Branded Life-style. Seven XV areas of enterprise contains creating and producing content material for movie, tv, and new media, expertise illustration, model administration, advising shoppers on enterprise technique, and pre-seed funding alternatives. www.sevenxv.com
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