Jeremy Zimmer
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United States
2020

UTA

Jeremy
Zimmer

CEO

Zimmer led UTA through the travails of a stormy 2020, vowing to increase base pay for assistants and hourly workers while reinstating salaries for employees whose wages were reduced in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown. He also spearheaded the agency’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including a $1 million donation to social justice causes, unconscious bias training for employees, and the elevation of senior leaders of color to the board of directors and partnership. Meanwhile, UTA became the first major Hollywood agency to reach an agreement with the WGA over packaging practices, and he continued to rep his high profile client list including Bryan Cranston, DJ Khaled, Chelsea Handler, Kevin Hart, Anthony Hopkins, Don Cheadle, Tyra Banks, Noah Baumbach and Brian Robbins.

Career

  • UTA
  • Industrial Media
  • The Intellectual Property Corporation

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
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UTA's Jeremy Zimmer Implores Writers Not to Fire Agents

UTA's Jeremy Zimmer Implores Writers Not to Fire Agents

United Talent Agency chief executive officer Jeremy Zimmer has pleaded with clients to ignore the Writers Guild of America's plan for writers to fire their agents next month.Zimmer sent the lengthy email Monday, the day before the WGA and the Association of Talent Agents resume negotiations on revamping the rules of engagement for agents with WGA members. The WGA has proposed ending film and TV packaging deals, in which agencies receive both upfront and backend fees, and barring agencies from...

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