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Company Overview of WTA Tour, Inc.

Company Overview

Wta Tour, Inc. organizes professional and amateur tennis sport events for women. Additionally, it offers sport event information and promotion services. The company was founded in 1973 and is based in St Petersburg, Florida.

100 Second Avenue South

Suite 1100-S

St Petersburg, FL 33701-4335

United States

Founded in 1973

Phone:

727-895-5000

Fax:

727-894-1982

Key Executives for WTA Tour, Inc.

Founder and Member of Global Advisory Council
Age: 72
Chief Operating Officer
Regional Chief Executive Officer of Asia-Pacific
Senior Vice President of Operations
Chief Operating Officer of The Bnp Paribas Open Indian Wells Tennis Tournament and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

WTA Tour, Inc. Key Developments

Women's Tennis Association Names Steve Simon as CEO of Women's Tour, Effective November 30, 2015

The Board of Directors of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced its decision naming Steve Simon, the Tournament Director and Chief Operating Officer of the BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells Tennis Tournament, as the new CEO of the women's tour. Simon will begin his duties immediately as he also winds down his role at Indian Wells. It is anticipated he will be fulltime with the WTA effective November 30, 2015.

Stacey Allaster to Resign as CEO of Women's Tennis Association in October 2015

Women's Tennis Association CEO Stacey Allaster will resign in October 2015 for personal reasons.

the Women's Tennis Association Announces Executive Appointments

The Women's Tennis Association reported the appointment of John Learing as Managing Director and Bruno Rocha as Executive Vice President of new broadcast production and distribution partnership WTA Media. The creation of WTA Media is the first step between the two organizations who agreed to a half billion-dollar live media deal in December 2014. WTA Media will increase news content by 40%, and deliver magazine shows and off-court content, supporting the WTA's strategy to deliver premium, compelling content across TV, digital, mobile and social platforms. Learing brings over 20 years of experience in sports and entertainment production. He previously held positions at ESPN, the PGA Tour and, currently, the WTA. Bruno Rocha, Perform's current Senior Vice President of Distribution and Client Services in North America, oversees content distribution. Based in New York, Bruno has been with Perform for four years, having previously worked for the NBA.

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