Press Release: WWE Hires New Company Ambassador

Chris Cash

The following was released today by the WWE:

Saboor New WWE® Ambassador

July 28, 2008

STAMFORD, Conn., July 28, 2008 – John P. Saboor will join as World Wrestling Entertainment®â<80><99>s new Senior Vice President, Special Events. In this newly created position, he will have primary responsibility for community partnerships, marketing, promotion and sponsorship support for WWEâ<80><99>s special events, including WrestleMania®, WWEâ<80><99>s annual pop culture extravaganza.

Prior to joining WWE, Saboor was President of the Central Florida Sports Commission. He and Orlando Mayor John Hugh â<80><9c>Buddyâ<80> Dyer, played a pivotal role in convincing WWE to bring WrestleMania XXIV to Orlando. The event was a tremendous success for Orlando, generating over $30 million in revenue locally and over $100 million nationally.

â<80><9c>Johnâ<80><99>s leadership as President of the Central Florida Sports Commission was a critical part of the tremendous success we experienced with WrestleMania 24 in Orlando,â<80> said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman. â<80><9c>He really understands our brand. He is an ideal person to step into this position.â<80>

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