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William Morris Promotes Kaplan

Apr 14, 2005  •  Post A Comment

The William Morris Agency has promoted Aaron Kaplan to worldwide head of scripted television and packaging. The announcement was made Thursday by CEO Jim Wiatt, Dave Wirtschafter, William Morris president, and Mark Itkin, co-head of worldwide television.

As part of his promotion, Mr. Kaplan has signed a long-term contract with the agency. He will report to Mr. Wiatt, Mr. Wirtschafter and Mr. Itkin.

In addition to his management duties, Mr. Kaplan represents writers, directors, production companies and actors and helps package projects targeted for network development. He also handles several writer-directors who work in both film and television.

Mr. Kaplan began working at William Morris in the Beverly Hills office mailroom in January 1991. He was promoted to agent in the television department in February 1993.