This week, WWE made some noteworthy announcements that were big surprises for fans. They introduced a new streaming platform for WWE Monday Night Raw and also disclosed updates regarding management, with The Rock becoming a part of their Board of Directors.
After being set to have a match in WrestleMania 40 and his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, The Rock will be taking on a management position within WWE. Vince McMahon, his former boss, expressed his admiration for The Great One’s achievement.
Vince McMahon reacts to The Rock’s appointment at TKO board
After many years of leading WWE, Vince McMahon’s era has come to an end as UFC and WWE merged to form the TKO Holdings Group. As part of this transformation, The Rock has been appointed to the TKO Board of Directors. In response to this latest development, Vince McMahon has issued a statement.
TKO Holdings Group has made a significant move in the world of professional wrestling by announcing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the newest addition to their Board of Directors. This news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry. Vince McMahon, the Executive Chairman of the Board at TKO, expressed his pride in welcoming Johnson to the board. McMahon highlighted Johnson’s unique expertise at the intersection of sports, entertainment, media, and business. He also expressed anticipation for Johnson’s contributions to taking the company to new heights.
“Few individuals on this planet grasp the fusion of sports, entertainment, media, and business as comprehensively as The Rock. We take immense pride in having him join the TKO board, poised to propel our company to even greater heights,” said Vince McMahon.
TKO CEO talks on The Rock’s inclusion in TKO
The appointment of Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, to TKO’s Board of Directors marks a significant milestone in the company’s trajectory. With WrestleMania 40 on the horizon, the wrestling community is eagerly anticipating what the future holds for TKO.
The CEO of TKO Group, Ari Emanuel, expressed his excitement about joining forces with Dwayne Johnson and wholeheartedly endorsed Johnson’s exceptional skills as a member of the TKO Board. Emanuel highlighted Johnson’s impressive history of creating content and establishing globally recognized consumer brands, emphasizing Johnson’s crucial role in realizing TKO’s ambitions.
“I am thrilled to join forces with Dwayne and welcome his extraordinary talent to TKO’s Board. Dwayne’s unparalleled record of creating content and building globally renowned consumer brands positions him as a key player in realizing our aspirations for TKO,” said Ari Emanuel.
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