WilliamMorris Agency (WMA) has promoted Randi Michel to head of talent, East Coast.

Michel willoversee the growth of the agency's talent operations in New York. BeverlyHills-based Gaby Morgerman heads WMA's worldwide talent operations.

'It givesus great pleasure to promote one of WMA's home grown agents,' WMA chiefexecutive officer Jim Wiatt said. 'Randi has already made significantcontributions to the overall success of the agency, and now in her new role shewill guide this department and make it even more responsive to our NewYork-based clients and to the industry as a whole.'

Michel began hercareer at William Morris in 1991 as an agent trainee in the mailroom and waspromoted four years later to an agent in the motion picture department.