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Vincent K. McMahon

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Vincent K. McMahon, Chairman & CEO

Vincent K. McMahon, Chairman & CEO

Vince McMahon, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of WWE, Inc. (WWE), is a third-generation promoter who has made WWE into the global phenomenon it is today.

As a pioneer in the television syndication business, a recognized television personality throughout the world, a visionary promoter and a fearless marketer, he continues to make his presence known as a leader within the broadcast and entertainment industries. In 1972, McMahon joined his father’s company, Capitol Wrestling Corporation, on a full-time basis. By 1979, the company had syndicated programming to 30 television stations. In 1982, he purchased the Capitol Wrestling Corporation from his father and decided to take what had been a regional operation and turn it into a national venture.

McMahon soon became an innovator in the cable television industry by leveraging the new technologies of pay-per-view and closed-circuit television for the first WrestleMania in 1985. Now, not only had he built a brand that people would watch in syndication, he had built the WWE into a brand that people would pay to watch. In April 2000, more than 1 million fans purchased WrestleMania X-6, at the time making it the most-watched non-boxing event in pay-per-view history. In February 2014, WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 direct-to-consumer network, launched live in the U.S.

In 2016, WrestleMania 32 set a new attendance record of 101,763, as fans from all 50 states and 35 countries converged on AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The previous WWE attendance record was at WrestleMania 3 in 1987, where 93,173 fans filled the Pontiac Silverdome.

Today, WWE produces seven hours of live weekly programming 52 weeks a year with no off season. Programs such as “Monday Night Raw” and “WWE NXT” on USA Network and “Friday Night SmackDown” on FOX are ratings successes that can be seen in more than 900 million homes in 180 countries and heard in 28 languages. In addition, WWE hosts more than 550 live events a year within the United States and abroad, making WWE the largest traveling show in the world.

Under McMahon’s leadership, WWE has developed into one of the most popular and sophisticated forms of global entertainment today. WWE is an integrated media and entertainment company that features a portfolio of specialized businesses that creates and delivers original content to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. In addition to its headquarters in Stamford, CT, WWE has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo. WWE trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WWE.

In 2017, McMahon established and personally funded a separate entity from WWE, Alpha Entertainment.

For his accomplishments in entertainment, television, and pay-per-view, McMahon, one of the longest running personalities on television, was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008. He also has received a Promax/BDA Lifetime Achievement Award and has been inducted into the 2008 Cablefax Hall of Fame. He has been included in Variety’s annual Variety500 listing since 2017, which honors the most influential business leaders shaping the media industry. In 2019, McMahon was named as one of the Most Influential People in Sports Business by Sports Business Journal.

In recognition of WWE’s work to support children over the past 30 years, McMahon, in 2005, was appointed to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America’s National Advisory Council. He is a tireless supporter of the U.S. military, bringing WWE Superstars to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002 to entertain the troops. WWE was the recipient of the USO of Metropolitan Washington’s first ever Legacy of Hope award for the company’s extensive support of our troops and the USO’s Operation Care Package program. In 2006, WWE and McMahon received the Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award for its support of deployed service members in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2008, the company received the GI Film Festival’s Corporate Patriot Award.

Nick Khan

Nick Khan, President & Chief Revenue Officer

Nick Khan, President & Chief Revenue Officer

Nick Khan is President & Chief Revenue Officer of WWE, a publicly-traded (NYSE: WWE) global media company.

Khan, a former practicing attorney, transitioned to International Creative Management (ICM) in 2006 where he launched their Sports Media department and represented the biggest names in sports broadcasting.

In 2012, Khan moved to CAA where he became the Co-Head of the Television Department. During his tenure there, Khan continued to represent the top broadcasters while also representing WWE, the Southeastern Conference (SEC), Top Rank Boxing and others helping to negotiate billions of dollars in media deals on their behalf.

Stephanie McMahon

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Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE

Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE

Stephanie McMahon is WWE Chief Brand Officer, a publicly traded (NYSE: WWE) global media company. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring WWE’s global brand strength and growth across all lines of business. Stephanie oversees WWE’s Brand, Marketing, Creative Services, Community Relations and Pop Culture strategies as well as WWE’s Global Sales and Partnerships Division. She also occasionally plays a character on WWE programming.

Among her many contributions, Stephanie has been the driving force behind WWE’s Women’s Evolution, which has given female performers an equal share of the spotlight both in and out of the ring. Prior to being named Chief Brand Officer in 2013, Stephanie was Executive Vice President, Creative and was the first woman to lead WWE's Creative Writing, Digital Media, Talent Relations, Talent Brand Management and Live Events businesses.

Over the years, Stephanie has been recognized by Forbes in the publication’s annual World’s Most Influential CMO list and has been named the world’s most influential female CMO while earning the No. 2 position overall. She was honored at the 2021 March of Dimes Sports Luncheon with their Corporate Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals for their professional accomplishments and overall impact on the sports industry. Stephanie was named a Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award Honoree at the 2017 ESPN Humanitarian Awards. Additionally, Adweek has included Stephanie in their list of the Most Powerful Women in Sports for the past six years and previously chose her as a 2019 Brand Genius honoree.

In 2014, Stephanie and her husband, Paul “Triple H” Levesque, established Connor’s Cure, a fund dedicated to fighting pediatric cancer. In partnership with The V Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Connor’s Cure has raised $3.5 million to date.

She is a Henry Crown Fellow within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute and an Eisenhower Fellow. She is a member of the Board of Directors for WWE, The Ad Council, USO Metropolitan Washington and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation.

Stephanie received her B.S. from Boston University in Communications and has been named a Distinguished Alumni by the School of Communications.

She is a mother of three daughters ages 15, 13 and 11.

Paul Levesque

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Paul Levesque, Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development

Paul Levesque, Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development

Paul “Triple H” Levesque is WWE’s Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development. In this role, he oversees the Company’s Talent Development department, serves as a senior advisor to the CEO for talent strategy and is the Executive Producer of NXT, WWE’s third global touring brand, which airs live every Tuesday night on USA Network and NXT UK, a weekly one-hour series airing Thursdays on BT Sport in the UK and Ireland.

Levesque is revolutionizing the business with his global recruiting strategy and developmental training processes. In order to create a platform for future success, he established the Company’s state-of-the-art training facility, the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida and last year opened the UK Performance Center, the first world-class WWE training facility outside of the United States. In addition to strength, conditioning, in-ring training and character development, recruits participate in development programs focusing on life skills, continuing education, health and wellness and career planning. Building off this success, Levesque remains focused on the development and implementation of WWE’s Performance Center/Global Localization strategy.

Prior to his current role, Levesque oversaw WWE’s Talent Relations and Live Events departments. He also played an integral part in the Company’s creative process, helping to shape the creative direction and storylines of WWE’s programming.

Levesque debuted as a WWE Superstar, “Triple H,” in 1995 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019. He has held the WWE Heavyweight Championship title 14 times, captured every major championship, headlined thousands of WWE events and entertained millions around the world. Levesque is married to Stephanie McMahon and together in 2014 they established Connor’s Cure, a fund dedicated to furthering pediatric cancer research. He was inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame in 2017 and is a board member for the Concussion Legacy Foundation. He has served on both WWE’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors since 2015.

He is a father of three daughters ages 15, 13 and 11.

Frank A. Riddick III

Frank A. Riddick III, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer

Frank A. Riddick III, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer

Frank A. Riddick III is Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer. Riddick previously served as a member of the WWE Board of Directors for more than 13 years and held the role of interim CFO in 2020.

As CFO & CAO, Riddick oversees financial planning & analysis, strategy, controllership, investor relations, tax, data analytics, technology, event travel and facilities.

Riddick previously served as CEO for FloWorks International, LLC, JMC Steel Group, Formica Corporation, and Triangle Pacific Corp., and President/COO of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. He has also served in executive management positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Treasurer, and Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions during a career that spans 40 years.

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn, Executive Producer & Chief, Global Television Distribution

Kevin Dunn, Executive Producer & Chief, Global Television Distribution

Kevin Dunn, a fixture at WWE for more than 20 years, can trace his roots in the television industry to his early childhood. His father, Dennis Dunn, served as Executive Producer of Intermedia Productions, a program producer and syndicator first commissioned by Vince McMahon, Sr. to handle all WWE production beginning in 1972.After learning the ropes of the TV business at his father’s knee and through more formal education at Towson State University, Dunn was hired full-time by Vince McMahon, Jr. in 1984. He functioned as an associate producer of all domestic WWE programming from 1984-1987.During this period, Dunn had the rare opportunity to hone his producing and directing skills on some of the landmark telecasts in wrestling history. He was an integral part of the production team which brought a radical concept called “WrestleMania” from the drawing board to reality. This event not only signaled the dawn of the modern wrestling era, it served as a benchmark for the later development of the entire pay-per-view industry.

He also functioned as Line Producer on one of the most successful live events in television history, WrestleMania III, which drew an unprecedented 93,000 fans to the Pontiac Silverdome and countless more via pay-per-view.Dunn’s early successes were not confined strictly to the wrestling arena. His talents received mainstream media exposure working on projects like “The Slammy Awards,” a product of the then fledgling MTV Network in 1986. Soon after, he began working on an immensely popular late night show airing on NBC called “Saturday Night’s Main Event.” It was at this time that he had the unique opportunity to work hand in hand with Dick Ebersol, now President of NBC Sports. Dunn’s career growth continued as he relocated to Stamford, Connecticut in 1987 to work as the Line Producer at WWE’s new $10 million state of the art TV facility. During the ensuing two years, he continued to produce all signature programming for WWE. In 1989, he was promoted to Producer, Domestic Television.In an effort to free Dunn from some of the day to day rigors of show production, he was promoted to Supervising Producer, Domestic Television in 1991. Under his leadership, WWE revived its successful late night series, “Saturday Night’s Main Event” this time in concert with the FOX Network. This period of Dunn’s tenure also marked the beginning of WWE’s brief foray into the bodybuilding milieu, when he was actively involved in the TV production of WBF Championship productions in 1991 and 1992.In 1993, Dunn was named Executive Producer of all WWE programming, both domestic and international. Through use of the latest television technology, as well as the savvy management of his staff, Dunn has created a production environment that produces six hours of original weekly prime time programming, 52 weeks per year with no re-runs. Today, WWE produces “Monday Night RAW,” “WWE SmackDown,” and “NXT” which are ratings successes and are seen in 180 countries and heard in 25 languages.Dunn was promoted to Executive Vice President, Television Production in June, 2003, and manages a state of the art television studio with a production team of 140 people. Despite his many management responsibilities, he continues to direct projects both in the studio and out in the field. He has remained Line Producer of all live WWE telecasts since 1988. In 2008, Dunn joined WWE’s Board of Directors.

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