Michele Rinchiuso appointed as Group Managing Director, Global Sports at YMU.

Michele Rinchiuso appointed as Group Managing Director, Global Sports at YMU.
Rinchiuso will focus on the global sports strategy and furthermore exploring the opportunities to expand into further sports verticals which are in line with the YMU Group strategy.

YMU is a global talent management company for elite clients in Sport, Music, Drama, Comedy and Entertainment, existing to discover and amplify new voices, representing leading athletes, artists, actors, social creators, producers, comedians, TV personalities and experts across multiple offices worldwide.

The YMU Group started in 2002 with a vision to become the world’s leading integrated management company and has had different holding company names historically, uniting under YMU in January 2019. The YMU Group encompasses the historical brands of OJK, James Grant Management, Deckstar, Top Marque Sports, ImpactSM, Troika, Machine Management, and Strike Management.

The Sport Division of YMU is one of the leading management companies in Rugby in the world and YMU Football alone represents high-level talent focusing on the UK and US, managing players and referees from some of the top Premier League and Championship clubs in the UK, and a plethora of the finest MLS and United States National Team talent.

The YMU vision is to become the most innovative, progressive, and forward-thinking sports management company to serve its elite clients at the highest level - Rinchiuso’s appointment is testament to this aspiration.

Prior to YMU, Rinchiuso was Vice President of Operations at Roc Nation Sports International, initiating international business and working out career strategies for the likes of Lukaku, De Bruyne and Witsel, whilst also on the consultancy side of the business with AC Milan, Leeds United and the URC.

Rinchiuso’s professional path was set in motion at PUMA International where his role of working on global strategies and signing established stars, as well as the most promising young talents saw him excel in the field.

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