Chris Albrecht to IMG

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Chris Albrecht joins IMG as head of its global media practice.

IMG, which is owned by Ted Forstmann, started as a sports agency. Today it’s media and entertainment operations include content production subsidiaries Darlow Smithson Prods., Tiger Aspect Prods. and Tigress. IMG produces and distributes more than 11,000 hours of sports, documentary, drama, comedy, entertainment, popular factual and children’s content annually.

Albrecht was forced resign from HBO after in May after he was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with assaulting his girlfriend.