The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at the Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst announced today that prominent talent representative and influential sports agency executive Bob Kain will be the next featured guest in its Executive-in-Residence program. Kain contributed significantly to IMG’s international growth in his 30 years with the company. He began his tenure at the agency as a talent representative who helped build IMG’s tennis division into a globally dominant business. Kain founded IMG’s figure skating division and helped spearhead the expansion of IMG’s global footprint into new business concentrations, including developing IMG Academies and building IMG Fashion. The McCormack Department welcomes Kain, who currently serves as a senior advisor for CAA Sports, to the UMass Amherst campus on Tuesday, October 29th.
As one of the highlights of the Mark H. McCormack Executive-in-Residence program, Kain will deliver the Sport Innovators Keynote Address “The Global Growth of IMG & The Business Behind the First Golden Age for Female Athletes." The lecture is open to members of the Five College Community and the general public and will take place at the UMass Amherst Campus Center Auditorium on Tuesday, October 29th at 7 p.m.