WWE Executive Michael Weitz Expands Financial Responsibilities
STAMFORD, Connecticut, January 10, 2022– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Seth Zaslow as Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations. He succeeds Michael Weitz, longtime WWE CFO in this role. In addition to continuing to oversee financial planning and analysis, Weitz will add responsibility for the treasury function, capital markets and corporate development projects. The two executives will report directly to WWE’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Frank A. Riddick III.
Zaslow will be responsible for leading the company’s investor relations program. He will serve as the primary link between WWE and the investment community, overseeing all aspects of investor relations programs and initiatives.
Zaslow brings over 20 years of experience in various roles in investor relations and finance. Prior to his appointment, he was head of investor relations for Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. and AMC Networks Inc., where he oversaw the creation of the investor relations function for both companies. Earlier in his career, Zaslow held various financial and operational leadership roles at Cablevision Systems Corporation and Time Warner Inc. (predecessor of WarnerMedia).
He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BSc in Accounting from Binghamton University.
“I am thrilled to join the talented people of WWE. In partnership with the management team, this role will play an important role in creating long-term shareholder value,” Zaslow said.
“I am delighted that Seth is joining our team. He has extensive investor relations, finance and media experience and will be an integral part of communicating our strategy and our investment story to the investment community, ”said Riddick.
Weitz has led the financial planning and investor relations functions for WWE since joining the company in 2006 and has supported key strategic initiatives including the renewal of WWE’s key content agreements, the launch of the WWE network and the implementation of the WWE share buyback program. Prior to joining WWE, he held various executive positions with Time Warner Inc. and Dun & Bradstreet.
“Having worked closely with Michael for many years, I have great confidence in his abilities. He has extensive knowledge of the business and I look forward to taking on these expanded responsibilities, ”said Riddick.
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