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WWE Appoints Gerrit Meier As EVP, International

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3/29/2013 4:50 PM ET

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE: Quote) said Friday that it has appointed Gerrit Meier as Executive Vice President of International.

Meier will report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.

As the head of the International division, Meier will be responsible for growing WWE's brand and business outside of the U.S. with the primary focus on expanding the company's international television distribution agreements. Meier will also manage the continued advancement of WWE's international licensing, live events, digital and publishing operations.

Meier brings nearly 20 years of experience. As a seasoned media executive, he has held senior leadership positions and expanded the international footprint of several well-known companies, including Spotify, Clear Channel and Bertelsmann.

Prior to joining WWE, Meier was Spotify's Global General Manager for Distribution and Partnerships.

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