WWE announced the appointment of Brian Nurse as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary. Nurse will be a key member of WWE’s senior leadership team and report directly to WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon.
As General Counsel, Nurse will be responsible for overseeing the legal affairs of the company and serve as principal legal advisor to the Chairman & CEO, Co-Presidents, and the company’s executive management team. Nurse will oversee litigation, intellectual property, government relations, risk management, talent contracts and compliance. He will also serve as Corporate Secretary to WWE’s Board of Directors.
Nurse brings more than 20 years of legal experience to WWE. Prior to joining WWE, Nurse was Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Secretary at Nestlé Waters North America. Prior to his tenure with Nestlé Waters North America, Nurse was Senior Legal Counsel at PepsiCo. During his time at PepsiCo, he was the lead in-house counsel for North American soft drink brands, the sports marketing department and product innovation.