Executive Team Bios

George Barrios
Chief Strategy & Financial Officer

George A. Barrios is Chief Strategy & Financial Officer of WWE, Inc. a publicly traded (NYSE) global entertainment company. Mr. Barrios joined the company in 2008 and is responsible for the company’s strategic planning, financial management, television operations, corporate technology and travel operations.

From 2002 to 2008 Mr. Barrios worked at The New York Times Company and beginning in 2007 served as Vice President and Treasurer of the company. In this role he was responsible for managing the company’s capital structure, liquidity, risk, investments, and corporate financial analysis. Prior to his role as Treasurer, Mr. Barrios served as Chief Financial Officer for the New England Media Group, a $700MM division of the company.

From 2000 to 2001 Mr. Barrios served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Netsilicon, a publicly traded semiconductor company. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Barrios served in several financial and general management roles at Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer. In his last role at Praxair he had dual responsibilities as the financial leader for the global semiconductor materials business unit as well as serving as General Manager for the North American operations of that business.

Prior to 1994, Mr. Barrios worked at Time Warner, Inc. where he served in several financial management roles for HBO, Inc. and CHI Energy. Mr. Barrios is a first generation Cuban-American from Queens, NY. He is a CPA and holds a BA and MBA from the University of Connecticut. He currently lives in Connecticut with his wife Carol and his three daughters, Alayna, Katrina, and Celia.