Newly created post was announced Tuesday

Entertainment industry veteran Sig Sigworth has been tapped for a consulting relationship with the George Harrison Estate, Olivia Harrison and Harrisongs for the group’s forthcoming slate of projects.

The newly created post was announced Tuesday. Sigworth will focus the group’s multi-faceted projects in film, music, books, merchandise and digital projects along with serving as a global marketing advisor.

The estate noted that a documentary on Harrison, announced in 2007 with Martin Scorsese attached to direct, is in progress. Scorsese’s producing with Harrison’s widow Olivia and Nigel Sinclair.

Other projects include Harrison’s Dark Horse Records catalog. “Sig and I have worked extremely well together in the past and it is my good fortune to have his help on the future projects,” Olivia Harrison said.

Sigworth noted he’s worked with Olivia Harrison on previous projects including Concert For George, Concert For Bangladesh and Traveling Wilburys.

He’s leaving his post with Liberation Entertainment. Sigworth has also held senior posts at Rhino Entertainment, Virgin Records and I.R.S. Records.

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