WWE fired over 100 folks on Friday final week, and so they had been all non-talent staff. That’s to not say WWE received’t make cuts to their roster, however Friday was about trimming prices elsewhere. It was unhappy that so many individuals misplaced their jobs, however that doesn’t imply everybody was favored.
We beforehand reported that just a few sure divisions inside WWE had been hit actually arduous with the releases. Departments reminiscent of podcasting, WWE Community, and analytics had been hit actually arduous by the releases.
Dave Meltzer famous on Wrestling Observer Radio that Jamie Horowitz, who was Vice President of Growth and Digital, was not very properly favored inside WWE. The corporate’s CEO, Nick Khan, introduced him on board, and plainly he wasn’t too well-liked with workers.
“Jamie Horowitz was let go. He was the largest identify, he was considered one of Nick Khan’s first main hires off of DAZN when Nick Khan was stripping DAZN.”
“There was quite a lot of negativity when he was employed, quite a lot of girls staff, due to his rep from ESPN, weren’t joyful.”
“And he wasn’t very well favored in WWE from what I perceive anyway. However he was a significant exec there.”
We will solely hope that everybody who misplaced their jobs with WWE on Friday will have the ability to land on their toes. This was a sudden choice by WWE, nevertheless it was additionally one lots of people noticed coming, as a result of mergers are often adopted by cuts.
Ringside Information will proceed protecting this story, and so many extra within the professional wrestling world. You by no means know what can occur subsequent, and that features their enterprise dealings.
What’s your tackle WWE releasing a Vice President that wasn’t properly favored? Pontificate within the feedback to tell us what you assume!
September 18, 2023 7:21 am