WWE today announced the appointment of Monty Sarhan as General Counsel and Senior Vice President. He replaces former General Counsel Michael Luisi, who was promoted to President of WWE Studios. Sarhan will report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.
As General Counsel, Sarhan will be a key member of WWE’s senior management team, responsible for overseeing the legal and business affairs of the company and serving as the principal legal advisor to the Chairman, CFO, and management team. He will also serve as Corporate Secretary to WWE’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining WWE, Sarhan was Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Viacom Media Networks, where he oversaw all business affairs for the premium movie network EPIX. Prior to his tenure with EPIX, Sarhan handled all business and legal affairs for Viacom’s MTV Games group.
Previously, Sarhan was the sole founder and CEO of Cracked Entertainment, the popular website at Cracked.com.