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WWE sold? Stephanie McMahon resigns

Rumours are circulating that WWE, the wrestling entertainment juggernaut, is set to be sold to Saudi Arabia. In a time of great upheaval for the company, January 10th saw WWE Chairman and Co-CEO Stephanie McMahon announce her resignation from the company just days after her father Vince McMahon was reinstated to the Board of Directors. […]

January 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Vince McMahon returns to WWE Board

Vince McMahon is officially back with WWE, rejoining the company’s Board of Directors “Today, we announce that the founder of WWE, Vince McMahon, will be returning to the Board,” said his daughter, Chairwoman & Co-CEO Stephanie McMahon, Co-CEO Nick Khan and Chief Content Officer Paul Levesque in a joint statement. “We also welcome back Michelle […]

January 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE names Stimmel SVP & Head of Global Sales & Partnerships

WWE has announced the appointment of Craig Stimmel as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Sales & Partnerships. Stimmel, who previously held leadership roles across Snapchat, Procter and Gamble and NCR, will report to WWE Chairwoman & co-CEO Stephanie McMahon and WWE co-CEO Nick Khan. As head of WWE’s Global Sales & Partnerships division, […]

August 2, 2022

SummerSlam 2022 most watched of all time

This year’s SummerSlam, the WWE premium live event which took plans on July 30th, emanated live on Peacock (in the US) and the WWE Network (everywhere else) from Nashville’s Nissan Stadium in front of a crowd of 48,449 and became the most-watched SummerSlam in company history. In a press statement, WWE Co-CEO Stephanie McMahon said: “During the week we surpassed […]

August 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

McMahon retires from WWE CEO role

Vince McMahon has announced that, after four decades in the role, he is retiring as CEO of entertainment juggernaut WWE. McMahon initially stepped down temporarily last month following reports that emerged in the WSJ that he paid millions to suppress allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity – but now he has confirmed his retirement. McMahon […]

July 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HHH resumes WWE EVP role

WWE has announced that effective immediately, Paul ‘HHH’ Levesque will resume his executive position as EVP, Talent Relations. “I look forward to returning to my prior position as head of Talent Relations. I’m healthy, fired up, and ready to take charge,” commented the 14-time World Champion Levesque. Due a heart condition, Levesque stepped away from […]

July 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE YouTube channel passes 70bn views

WWE’s official YouTube channel, which launched in May 2007, has surpassed 70 billion views. Interim WWE CEO, Stephanie McMahon, revealed the milestone in a tweet, saying: “WWE’s official YouTube page has crossed 70 billion views – the seventh channel EVER to reach this milestone! A huge thank you to our Superstars, the WWE Universe, and […]

July 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

McMahon steps down as WWE CEO

Vince McMahon has stepped back from his role as CEO of entertainment juggernaut WWE effectively immediately. It has been announced that the WWE Chairman has voluntarily withdrawn from all responsibilities as CEO and Chairman of the Board in the wake of a scandal reported by the WSJ that alleges he paid a $3 million (€2.8m) […]

June 17, 2022

WrestleMania trumps Super Bowl on social media

WrestleMania 38 has already proven to be a huge success for WWE, setting attendance and revenue records – and now data shows it also set new social media records. Stephanie McMahon, WWE’s Chief Brand Officer, commented: “As the numbers continue to come in, WrestleMania 38 has now broken social media records, beating out Super Bowl […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Collins General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

WWE has announced that Elisebeth Collins has been named General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. She succeeds Samira Shah, who is departing the company. Collins joins WWE from Caterpillar, the publicly traded manufacturer, where she served as a Deputy General Counsel. At Caterpillar, she led a global team of […]

April 7, 2022