world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Key Developments
WWE Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 25, 2015
Apr 23 15
WWE announced that its Board of Directors declared the company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be June 15, 2015, and the payment date will be June 25, 2015.
WWE and Authentic Brands Group, LLC Launch Tapout Joint Venture
Mar 25 15
WWE and Authentic Brands Group, LLC announced a joint venture for Tapout. Tapout is now the official fitness and training partner of WWE, and will be integrated across WWE’s global platforms including TV programming, WWE Network, pay-per-view broadcasts, live events, digital, and social media. As part of this strategic partnership, WWE will create new content featuring its Superstars and Divas in Tapout apparel and market the brand across all platforms. Tapout branding will also be featured at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, and all performers, trainers, and staff will be outfitted in Tapout workout apparel.
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. - Special Call
Mar 19 15
To discuss the progress of WWE Network, including WWE Network’s level of subscribers following WrestleMania and the network’s 2015 programming schedule
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 23, 2015
Mar 12 15
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 23, 2015., at 10:00 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: Hilton Stamford Hotel, Ballroom 3. Agenda: To elect ten Directors to serve until the company's next Annual Meeting and until their successors are elected and qualified; to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as its independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2015; to hold an advisory vote to approve executive compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting.
WWE Announces Executive Appointments
Feb 26 15
WWE announced that the company Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, the company Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative Paul Levesque and Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product for Mashable Robyn Peterson have been elected to its Board of Directors. Stephanie McMahon, the company's Chief Brand Officer, is responsible for leading the company's efforts to further enhance its global brand reputation among key constituencies including business partners, advertisers, media, investors and the public sector. She serves as the company's brand ambassador and works with the company's business units to support key growth initiatives. Robyn Peterson, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product for Mashable, is a seasoned technology executive with more than 15 years of experience in web, mobile and video product development. Peterson is a member of Mashable's Operating Committee, where he directs product strategy and development and manages the product, design and engineering teams. Peterson led the redesign of Mashable.com in 2012 which ushered in a 100% increase in mobile page views, pages per visit and ad engagement, and oversees the development of Mashable's Velocity platform. Prior to Mashable, Peterson was the head of product at Next Issue Media, the magazine and newspaper.