Press Release: WWE Names New Executive Vice President Of Digital Media

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WWE sent out the following press release on Thursday:

WWE Names Perkins Miller EVP of Digital Media

STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Perkins Miller as Executive Vice President, Digital Media. Miller will oversee the development of strategic plans and initiatives across all of WWE’s digital and social channels on a global basis. He will report directly to WWE Executive Vice President of Creative, Stephanie McMahon.

Miller brings 15 years of experience in digital management within multi-platform media organizations. Prior to joining WWE, Miller was Chief Operating Officer and Founding Member of Vocativ, a global digital media start-up. Previously, Miller was Chief Operating Officer for Universal Sports Network, a venture between NBC Sports and InterMedia. Miller also spent time as Head of Digital Media for NBC Olympics where he led the division’s largest digital events, including the 2010 and 2008 Olympic Games, which spanned online, mobile, VOD and gaming. While Senior Vice President at NBC Sports, Miller oversaw the first-ever Internet stream of a network NFL game and launched NBCSports.com.

In 2008, Miller was named among Sports Business Journal’s Top 20 “Most Influential in Digital Sports.” He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College in Vermont.