-- WWE announced the following today:
WWE® NAMES CHRIS LEGENTIL HEAD OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, SCOTT ZANGHELLINI HEAD OF REVENUE STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT
STAMFORD, Conn., April 20, 2021 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Chris Legentil has been named Senior Vice President & Head of Global Communications, and Scott Zanghellini has been named Head of Revenue Strategy and Development.
As part of WWE’s senior leadership team, Legentil will be responsible for the company’s communications strategy.
“Chris has phenomenal instincts. His experience working across the media and content landscape is tremendous,” said WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer Nick Khan.
Previously, Legentil was Senior Vice President of Global Communications at DAZN, where he oversaw consumer and corporate communications while working under then-Executive Chairman John Skipper. At DAZN, Legentil helped launch the sports streaming platform in the U.S. in 2018 and later the company’s global platform in 2020.
Legentil, a 2020 PRWeek 40 Under 40 honoree, previously worked at the National Basketball Association and Showtime Networks.
As the Head of Revenue Strategy and Development, Zanghellini will pursue new business, and identify innovative and creative new lines of revenue for WWE as a whole.
“Scott has a great eye for spotting trends and creating additional value for brands,” said Khan. “His track record identifying and securing new revenue streams is remarkable.”
Zanghellini joins WWE from Creative Artists Agency (CAA) where he most recently served as a Senior Talent Agent. In this role, he managed various deals for talent across commercial endorsements, motion pictures, music, television, business development and sports. Zanghellini was also responsible for the development and sale of some of the agency’s biggest clients’ consumer product brands.
Joining Zanghellini will be Alex Varga, who will serve as Vice President of Revenue Strategy and Development. Varga also brings experience as a CAA Agent, working with multi-hyphenate talent with a focus on new business development.
Both Legentil and Zanghellini will report directly to Khan.
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG programming can be seen in more than 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, BT Sport, Sony India and Rogers. The award-winning WWE Network includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network. The Company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Dubai, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Munich, Riyadh, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.
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