Board of Directors
|Vincent K. McMahon
Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer - WWE
Former Executive Vice President of Programming - Hallmark Channel
|Joseph H. Perkins
President - Communications Consultants, Inc.
|Frank A. Riddick III
Chief Executive Officer - JMC Steel Group
|Jeffrey R. Speed
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - Six Flags, Inc.
Executive Vice President, Television Production - WWE
Senior Advisor, Business Strategy
|Patricia A. Gottesman
President and Chief Executive Officer of Crimson Hexagon
|Stuart U. Goldfarb
President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrinsic, inc.
|C = Committee Chair||M = Committee Member|
Vincent K. McMahon
Vincent K. McMahon is WWE's co-founder. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the board of directors of our predecessor entities since 1980. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee.
David Kenin has been a WWE Director since 1999 and is Chair of the Compensation Committees. From January 2002 to May 2009, Mr. Kenin was Executive Vice President of Programming, Hallmark Channel. Mr. Kenin is the former President of CBS Sports. Until 1994, he was Executive Vice President of USA Networks and after that, he was the general partner of Kenin Partners, a consulting firm.
Joseph H. Perkins
Joseph H. Perkins has been a WWE Director since 1999 and is a member of the Compensation and Governance & Nominating Committees. Mr. Perkins was a pioneer in the television syndication of wrestling matches starting more than fifty years ago. He is President of Communications Consultants, Inc.
Frank A. Riddick III
Frank A. Riddick has been a WWE Director since August 2008 and is Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Governance & Nominating Committee. Mr. Riddick is the Chief Executive Officer of JMC Steel Group, the largest independent steel tubular manufacturer in North America. Prior to that he was a consultant to TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P. ("TowerBrook"), a New York and London - based private equity firm. Prior to joining TowerBrook, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Formica Corporation, a manufacturer of surfacing materials used in countertops, cabinets, and flooring from January 2002 to April 2008. Mr. Riddick served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Armstrong Holdings, Inc. from 2000 to 2001 and as Chief Financial Officer at Armstrong and its subsidiaries from 1995 to 2000. Mr. Riddick is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Geeknet, Inc., an online network for technology professionals, technology enthusiasts and consumers of technology goods and services.
Jeffrey R. Speed
Jeffrey R. Speed has been a WWE Director since August 2008 and is the Chair of the Governance & Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Speed served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Six Flags, Inc., the world's largest regional theme park operator, from April 2006 until September 2010. Prior to joining Six Flags, Mr. Speed spent approximately 13 years with The Walt Disney Company, most recently serving from 2003 until 2006 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Euro Disney SAS, the publicly-traded operator of the Disneyland Resort Paris, which is the number one tourist destination in Europe.
Kevin Dunn has been a WWE Director since August 2008 and has served as WWE's Executive Vice President, Television Production, since July 2003. In his current position running WWE's pivotal television business, Mr. Dunn manages WWE's television and production facilities, including a team of approximately 165 people that produce six hours of fresh, prime time programming each week for domestic distribution and nine hours of original programming for markets in 130 countries, as well as content for DVDs, pay-per-views, and video on demand. Mr. Dunn is a member of the Executive Committee.
Basil DeVito became a WWE Director in February 2010. He has been with the Company over the past 25 years. Since 2003, Mr. DeVito has served as Senior Advisor, Business Strategies, in which capacity he has obtained placement for WWE television programming in North America. His tenure with the company began in 1985, when he created our first marketing group. He subsequently managed several WWE departments, and served as our Chief Operating Officer from January 1997 through June 1998, and was the President of the XFL. Mr. DeVito is a member of the Executive Committee.
Patricia A. Gottesman
Patricia A. Gottesman has been a WWE Director since June 2011 and is a member of the Compensation Committee. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crimson Hexagon, a social media monitoring and analysis company. She began her career with Cablevision Systems Corporation and held several senior executive positions during her tenure. She has more than 30 years of business and management expertise in a number of areas including programming, product development and new media. Ms. Gottesman has served as a board member of Crimson Hexagon since December 2010.
Stuart U. Goldfarb
Stuart U. Goldfarb has been a WWE Director since August 2011 and is a member of the Audit Committee. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Atrinsic, Inc. since June 2011. Goldfarb, a marketer of direct-to-consumer subscription products and an Internet search marketing agency. From 2001 to 2009, he served as President and CEO of Direct Brands, Inc. Under his leadership, the company grew to be the world's largest direct marketer of music, DVDs and books, with household brands such as Columbia House, BMG Music, Doubleday Book Club and many more. Prior to that, Goldfarb was President and CEO of bol.com, Bertelsmann's premier online international retailer of books and music. He has served as Vice Chairman of Value Vision International, a cable TV home shopping and e-commerce company, as well as held various executive level positions at NBC.
ChartersAudit Committee (PDF 40 KB)
Compensation Committee (PDF 12 KB)
Governance and Nominating Committee (PDF 20 KB)