DeVito Elected to Board of Directors
DeVito has been with the Company over the past 25 years. Since 2003, he has served as Senior Advisor, Business Strategies, in which he has obtained placement for WWE television programming in North America. His tenure with the company began in 1985, when he created WWE’s first marketing group. He subsequently managed several WWE departments, and served as its Chief Operating Officer from January 1997 through June 1998. DeVito was also President of the XFL™, WWE’s former professional football league.
In addition to his duties at WWE, DeVito held senior positions with the National Basketball Association, The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Breeder’s Cup Ltd.
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