World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has appointed Craig Stimmel as senior vice president and head of global sales and partnerships.
voice will become a key member of the company’s senior management team, responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and expanding the roster of WWE sponsors and promotional partnerships.
Stimmel will report to WWE Chair and Co-CEO Stephanie McMahon and Co-CEO Nick Khan.
The newcomer comes from social video platform Snapchat, where he served as global brand executive for the past three years.
The move to add new leadership to the sales team comes at a time of change at WWE, after majority shareholder and former CEO Vince McMahon stepped down from an active role at the company last month.
The move followed a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report that revealed the board was investigating McMahon for over $12 million that he allegedly offered to four former employees to silence allegations of sexual misconduct.
Elsewhere, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company Comcast viewersNational Hockey League (NHL) Philadelphia Flyers owner, promoted Blair Listino from her previous position as Chief Financial Officer to Executive Vice President.
With overall responsibility for developing growth strategies and optimizing the group’s finances, Listino has steadily risen through the ranks at Comcast Spectator. Prior to that, she served as vice president of accounting and finance for eight years.
Let’s stick with the NHL, the Seattle Kraken have promoted Kevin Landauer to Vice President, Business Intelligence and Data Engineering, Stefan Sugihara to Senior Manager, People and Culture, De’Aira Anderson to Senior Manager, Brand Communications and PR and Social Media Manager and Savannah Hollis to Senior Manager, Social Media.
In the meantime, the National Lacrosse League (NLL) appointed Brett Frod as the new commissioner. Frood joins the Box Lacrosse League from his role as President of Nascar team Stewart Haas Racing, a position he has held since the team’s inception in 2008.
Nordic sport of the USA named Adam Propst as the new managing director. Provost landed the job with the National Winter Sports Association after building a resume that includes serving as executive director of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and vice president of strategy, revenue and partnerships at USA Football.
“I look forward to working with this amazing community of clubs and coaches in both ski jumping and Nordic combined as we train and develop our current and next generation of athletes,” said Provost.
Live video shopping platform AiBuy appointed Kyle Nelson as managing director and Jennifer Karper as Chief Operating Officer.
US gambling company fan duel promoted Andrew Snowed to Executive Vice President Marketing and Caroline Renzin to Chief Legal and Compliance Officer.
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