ICM taps Betsy Berg

Veteran to head newly formed lectures division

ICM has hired Betsy Berg to run a newly formed lectures division at the agency.

Berg commences her post of head of lectures July 8 and will be based out of the company's New York office.

She previously led William Morris Agency's lectures division, a position she held for 18 years. She left that agency before it merged with Endeavor.

Berg brings to ICM a roster of speakers that includes Joy Behar, Richard Branson, Quincy Jones, Lily Tomlin, Ty Pennington, Bill Nye, Jane Pauley, Chris Gardner, Maria Bartiromo, Bob Greene, Julie Andrews, Harry Belafonte, Cynthia Nixon, Jesse Jackson, Geralyn Lucas and Marc Salem.

Berg will also oversee speaking opportunities for all ICM clients.