Peter Safran has been named president of Brillstein-Grey Management, the talent division of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.
Safran will report to Cynthia Pett-Dante and Marc Gurvitz, who are partners in BGE and held the co-prexy title for eight years. Both will continue to rep their clients and guide the management company, as well as the Fox-based Brad Grey Television and Plan B, the Warner Bros.-based film production shingle hatched by Grey, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.
Safran will be responsible for day to day activities of the department, which consists of nine managers and a roster of nearly 200 clients, including Pitt, Aniston, Adam Sandler, Nicolas Cage, Courteney Cox, Lorne Michaels, Rudy Guiliani and Martin Short.
“Peter has made a great contribution to the success of our management division over the last several years,” Grey said. “He has both the talent and work ethic to continue to help grow a profitable management business.”
Safran has been a manager at Brillstein-Grey for five years, and currently represents Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Eddie Griffin, Nia Vardalos, director Adam Shankman and David Hyde Pierce, among others
Safran was exec producer on “Scary Movie” and “DysFunktional Family” and is producing Short’s “Jiminy Glick in LalaWood” for Gold Circle Films.