After a record year of revenues, the top management of WWE received massive bonuses in company stock.
The transactions were registered on February 8 in a statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities exchange with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Each share was valued at $88.22 each.
Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon was the biggest winner, with 81,492 shares in bonuses worth $7,189,224.
The three most powerful individuals behind McMahon were next with big bonuses. Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn got 46,591 shares worth $4,142,017. Co-President Michelle Wilson got 40,521 shares worth $3,574,763 and fellow Co-President George Barrios got 36,030 shares worth $3,178,567.
Paul “Triple H” Levesque, the EVP of Talent, Live Events and Creative, received 33,296 shares worth $2,937,373 and his wife and Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon got 32,015 shares worth $2,824,363.
The last executive to get a bonus was Controller Mark Kowal who got 8,196 shares worth $723,051.