WWE hires new general counsel and senior vice president

Jan 31, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck

WWE today announced the appointment of Monty Sarhan as General Counsel
and Senior Vice President. He replaces former General Counsel Michael
Luisi, who was promoted to President of WWE Studios. Sarhan will report
directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. As General Counsel, Sarhan
will be a key member of WWE’s senior management team, responsible for
overseeing the legal and business affairs of the company and serving as
the principal legal adviser to the Chairman, CFO, and management team. He
will also serve as Corporate Secretary to WWE’s Board of Directors. Prior
to joining WWE, Sarhan was Senior Vice President of Business and Legal
Affairs for Viacom Media Networks, where he oversaw all business affairs
for the premium movie network EPIX. Prior to his tenure with EPIX, Sarhan
handled all business and legal affairs for Viacom¹s MTV Games group.
Previously, Sarhan was the sole founder and CEO of Cracked Entertainment,
the popular website at Cracked.com.

(thanks to Colin Vassallo)

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