WWE® Promotes Tandy O’Donoghue

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Tandy O’Donoghue has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Strategy & Analytics, effective March 15. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for overseeing corporate strategy, corporate and business development and data analytics for WWE. O’Donoghue will report to WWE’s Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George A. Barrios.

O’Donoghue will work with WWE executives to identify and execute cross-functional high-impact initiatives including the global rollout of WWE Network, the development and execution of WWE’s long-term gaming strategy and global content monetization initiatives. She will also lead WWE’s efforts in securing strategic equity investments and partnerships, and will provide leadership for WWE’s use of advanced data analytics to support short- and long-term decision making across the company.

O’Donoghue previously served as WWE’s Senior Vice President, Affiliate Relations & Business Development, where she was responsible for the day-to-day management of WWE’s pay-per-view business as well as the development and launch plans for WWE Network.

O’Donoghue holds a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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Matthew Altman, 203-352-1177
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Contacts

Media:
Matthew Altman, 203-352-1177
Matthew.Altman@wwecorp.com
or
Investor Contact:
Michael Weitz, 203-352-8642
Michael.Weitz@wwecorp.com