Obama Names CAA's Bryan Lourd to Kennedy Center Board of Trustees

Bryan Lourd

Lourd will join Obama appointees Charles B. Ortner, HBO exec Michael Lombardo and 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that he is naming Hollywood super agent Bryan Lourd, a longtime supporter, to the board of trustees for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Lourd will join several other Hollywood notables already serving on the board. They include entertainment attorney Charles B. Ortner, HBO exec Michael Lombardo and Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes.

In the announcement, Obama noted that Lourd was appointed to the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in 2009. He is a member of the boards of InterActiveCorp, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and J/P Haitian Relief Organization, and is a Trustee of the American Film Institute.

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