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WWE hires sales advisors

WWE, the wrestling entertainment company has hired multiple advisors to help the company’s potential sale. WWE said it has retained The Raine Group as financial advisor, Kirkland & Ellis as legal advisor, and August as strategic communications advisor to “support the management team and its Board of Directors in connection with a review of strategic […]

January 13, 2023By Nik Roseveare

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

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

Study: WrestleMania generates $206m for Dallas/Arlington

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and Arlington Mayor Jim Ross have revealed that WrestleMania 38 generated $206.5 million (€204.7m) in economic impact for the Dallas/Arlington region this past April, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks a new company record and the first time in history that WrestleMania has generated more […]

July 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

McAfee signs contract extension with WWE

WWE has announced that Pat McAfee has signed a multiyear extension with the company. Since April 2021, McAfee has served as an analyst, alongside Michael Cole, for flagship show Friday Night SmackDown. Earlier this year, McAfee delighted fans and lit up social media with a WrestleMania debut for the ages at AT&T Stadium in Dallas […]

July 7, 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

WWE appoints Newman EVP & Head of Marketing

WWE has announced that Catherine Newman has been named Executive Vice President and Head of Marketing. Newman brings more than two decades of executive experience to WWE including her most recent role as Chief Marketing Officer of Manchester United Media. She has also held senior positions at The Times of London and Financial Times, leading […]

June 6, 2022

WWE, BCL launch Moonsault NFT marketplace

WWE Moonsault has debuted its first official NFT collection in advance of the annual WWE premium live event Hell in a Cell. The marketplace’s launch was announced by Scott Zanghellini, WWE Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Development, and Scott Greenberg, CEO of FOX Entertainment’s Web3 studio Blockchain Creative Labs (BCL). The limited-edition collection will […]

June 3, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Ramirez-Carr as Chief Human Resources Officer

WWE has announced that Suzette Ramirez-Carr has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. Ramirez-Carr brings to WWE nearly three decades of executive experience, including senior positions with United Talent Agency (UTA), Beautycounter and Oaktree Capital Management. During her tenure, she led the Human Resources, DEI (Diversity, Equity & […]

May 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare