WWE® Promotes John Laurinaitis to Senior Vice President

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. today announced the promotion of John Laurinaitis to Senior Vice President, Talent Relations. He reports to Stephanie McMahon Levesque, Executive Vice President, Talent and Creative Writing.

Laurinaitis has served as WWEs Vice President, Talent Relations since June 2004. Prior to that, Laurinaitis was Director of Talent Relations. Prior to joining WWE in 2001, Laurinaitis worked for World Championship Wrestling (WCW®) in talent relations and operations from June 2000 until WWE's acquisition of certain assets of WCW in March 2001.

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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Media:
Gary Davis, 203-353-5066
or
Investors:
Michael Weitz, 203-352-8642