Mumbai-based talent agency Collective Artists Network has announced the signing of Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant. The talent management agreement will see Collective Artists Network exclusively manage and represent the Indian wicketkeeper-batter.
The southpaw was previously managed by JSW Sports and Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment respectively.
Speaking about Pant’s onboarding, Vijay Subramaniam, Group CEO and Founder of Collective Artists Network, commented:
“I’m truly excited to welcome Rishabh into the Collective Artists Network fold. His pure on field brilliance and his naturally amiable persona makes him a truly unique proposition for his fans and partners. We look forward to taking brand Rishabh forward with the infrastructure at Collective.“
Ritesh Nath, Head-Sports at Collective Artists Network, stated:
“We’re so proud to announce our marquee signing in sports, Rishabh Pant. He is the poster child of a young and fearless India which is a marketer’s delight. We are truly looking forward to what we can build together.“
Rishabh Pant added:
“I’m thrilled to be working with Collective Artists Network. It feels incredible to be exclusively represented by India’s largest players in the talent ecosystem in India and I’m sure this will be a very successful partnership.“
Apart from Rishabh Pant, Collective Artists Network also manages India Women’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Indian badminton player Anupama Upadhyaya in the sports department.