CAA Promotes 14 to Agent, Executive Status

Jon Cassir, Marissa Edler and Ryan Fitzjohn are among the coordinators upped at the agency.

CAA today announced a host of promotions at the agency.

Fourteen coordinators have earned their stripes and graduated to agent or executive status. They include Jon Cassir, Marissa Edler, Ryan Fitzjohn, Charlie Jennings, Meredith Jones, Bobby Kenner, Franklin Latt, Alex Mebed, Tess O’Sullivan, Chelsea Reed, Elan Ruspoli, Angie Sun, Jin Wang, and Luna Xu.

Cassir was a motion picture/right coordinator and is now an agent in the department.

Edler was a coordinator in the baseball division of CAA Sports and has been upped to executive.

Fitzjohn was a music coordinator in the agency’s London office and is now an agent.

Jennings is an agent in motion pictures after being a department coordinator.

Jones, who began as an assistant in the Nashville music office has been upped to agent, focusing on college market bookings for music and comedy clients. 

Kenner, a television alternative coordinator, is now an agent in that department.   

Latt, who worked for CAA partner and managing director Kevin Huvane, has been promoted to motion pictures agent.

Mebed is now a motion pictures agent after staring in the agency’s lifestyle/licensing department before moving to motion pictures.

O’Sullivan is now an agent at CAA Sports after acting as a sports coordinator.

Reed was a coordinator in the television literary scripted department and is now an agent in the same department.

Ruspoli began as an assistant in the TV talent department, moved to motion pictures and is now an agent.

Sun moved from coordinator to executive in CAA Marketing.

Wang will now handle publicity on behalf of the agency’s China-based clients as an executive in CAA’s Beijing office.

Xu was promoted to motion picture agent in CAA’s Beijing office.