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Ex-ICM exec Pippa Lambert joins WME

Scripted-logo-460_2Packaging specialist and talent agent Pippa Lambert is joining WME and relocating from London to LA join the agency in the new year.

Pippa LambertShe will be senior TV agent at WME, working on international sales and packaging. WME has ramped up international TV activity recently under the stewardship of partner Chris Rice, another LA-based Brit.

Lambert joins having most recently been at ICM Partners, where she ran the company’s London office. Prior to that she was at All3Media International, Revolver Entertainment and TVF International.

WME is ramping up activity in international TV. It successfully worked on and sold AMC and BBC drama The Night Manager around the world and has picked up international rights to BBC America drama Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

WME merged with IMG in 2014 to create WME IMG.

Television distribution veteran Gary Marenzi was brought in earlier this year to head up sales on the IMG side.