WWE News: Top Executive leaves WWE
Veteran PR executive quits WWE after a stint of 14-months in the promotion.
What's the story?
Chris Bellitti, who worked as the Senior Vice President of Communications for WWE has left the company. Bellitti’s departure happened a few weeks back and it marked an end to his 14-month journey with the wrestling promotion.
In case you didn't know…
Bellitti is an established veteran in the Sports PR business. Before signing with WWE, he worked at FOX Sports where he served as the Vice President of Communications.
He also worked as the Director of Communications in FOX. Prior to this, he worked seven years in ESPN where he held various managerial positions.
The heart of the matter
Bellitti joined WWE from FOX Sports in September 2016. He then served in the promotion until October 2017 before deciding to quit.
Bellitti noted to Sports Business Daily his move as amicable. He also said that he was grateful for the opportunity that he got in the WWE. A Brooklyn College alumnus, Bellitti had high praise for Stephanie McMahon and Triple H as well.
As of writing, Bellitti has not revealed any new projects. Even though Bellitti left a huge void in the executive ladder, WWE is yet to announce a replacement for him. Sportskeeda will keep fans updated on the same.
It’s hard for most fans to connect with the departure of executives like Bellitti. Though these guys have a huge impact on the product as a whole, it's barely recognized by the WWE Universe. Losing an experienced name like Bellitti will be a big blow for WWE but they are likely to cope with it in the best possible way.
On the positive side of things, the departure happened on mutual terms and it keeps the door open for both the parties to join hands in the future. We at Sportskeeda wish Bellitti the best of luck in his future pursuits.
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