Morag O'Brien is joining the Sophie Hicks Agency as foreign rights director.
O’Brien, former foreign rights director at Ed Victor Ltd, will take on the role on the 1st September.
Hicks set up her eponymous agency in 2014 after also leaving Ed Victor. Her authors include Eoin Colfer and Emerald Fennell.
She said: “I have long regarded Morag O'Brien as one of the very best foreign rights directors in the business and I am thrilled that she has chosen to join my agency."