Triple H Gets A New Corporate Title, Michelle Wilson And George Barrios’ WWE Severance Package Terms
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Triple H is now serving as WWE’s Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development; the news was pointed out in a new SEC filing (h/t to Wrestlenomics). The full statement is as follows:
Paul “Triple H” Levesque has served as our Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development since February 2020, and prior thereto was Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative since August 2011. In his current role, he oversees the Company’s Talent Relations and Talent Development departments. Additionally, Mr. Levesque plays an integral role in the Company’s creative process, helping shape the creative direction and storylines of WWE’s programming. Mr. Levesque is revolutionizing the business with his global recruiting strategy and developmental training processes. In order to create a platform for future success, he established the Company’s state of the art training facility, the WWE Performance Center, which paved the way for the WWE’s third global brand, NXT. Mr. Levesque debuted as a WWE Superstar, “Triple H”, in 1995 and has held the WWE Heavyweight Championship title 14 times. He has captured every major championship, headlined thousands of WWE events, and entertained millions around the world. Mr. Levesque is married to Stephanie McMahon and together they established Connor’s Cure. Mr. Levesque is the son-in-law of Vincent McMahon.
It was also revealed that former co-presidents George Barrios and Michelle Wilson will also be receiving a severance package including $1.4m, $176k bonus, plus health, life and accident insurance over 18 months. The two were released by WWE on January 30, with Vince McMahon saying in a statement that “the Board and I decided a change was necessary as we have different views on how best to achieve our strategic priorities moving forward.”