WWE News: World Wresting Entertainment Taps Ken Gelman as Director, Affiliate Marketing


The following press release was issued today by WWE:

World Wresting Entertainment Taps Ken Gelman as Director, Affiliate Marketing

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 2, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Dan Levi, Vice President, Marketing, today announced that Ken Gelman has been hired as Director, Affiliate Marketing, for WWE(R).

Gelman’s key responsibilities include managing relationships with broadcast, cable, satellite and pay-per-view affiliates. He will also be working directly with the Pay-Per-View business.

Gelman joins WWE after seven years in affiliate sales and marketing with the National Hockey League. Gelman’s most recent position was Director of the NHL Center Ice Program, which is responsible for distribution and marketing of the premium programming package through cable operators and satellite providers. Prior to the NHL, Gelman worked on the advertising and marketing of PRIMESTAR, a pioneer in the U.S. satellite TV business.

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SOURCE: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.