WWE has announced that Michelle McKenna and Joelle Lyon Dillon will be joining the company’s board of directors.
Michelle McKenna previously served as a senior leader for Disney and Universal Studios as well as the NFL. He left his chief information officer position with the NFL in April after more than nine years in the role.
Joelle Lyons Dillon has been on the Board of Directors of Viatris since November 2020.
WWE shared the following corporate site,
Stamford, Conn. – September 16, 2022 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced that Michelle McKenna and Joelle Leon Dillon have been elected to its Board of Directors. McKenna spent more than two decades as a senior leader at Disney, Universal Studios and the NFL, working across technology, digital strategy and finance. From 2012 to 2022, McKenna served as Chief Information Officer for the NFL, where she was responsible for the league’s technology strategy and served as executive sponsor of the Women’s Interactive Group. She serves on the board of directors of Ring Central (NYSE: RNG), where she is a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nomination and Governance committees. McKenna previously served on the board of directors of Insperity (NYSE:NSP) from 2015 to 2018.
Dillon has over 30 years of combined public company experience in global business, M&A and legal. Dillon has served on the Viatris (NASDAQ:VRTS) board of directors since November 2020, when Pfizer’s Upjohn division merged with Mylan to form Viatris, a global health and pharmaceutical company. She is a member of the Viatris Board’s Executive, Audit and Compliance Committees, and chair of its Governance and Nominations Committee. She previously served on the board of Mylan (NASDAQ: MYL) from 2014 to 2020.
From 2013 to 2017, Dillon was an executive officer in various roles, including executive vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary of The XOne Company (NASDAQ:XONE, merged with Desktop Metal (NYSE:DM) in November 2021), a global provider of of 3D printing machines and services. Prior to his board and executive roles, Dillon spent nearly 25 years practicing law with an extensive background in M&A and securities for public and private companies in a number of complex cases.
WWE President and Co-CEO Stephanie McMahon said, “Michelle and Joellen bring incredible experiences to the WWE Board of Directors in key areas that we believe will benefit our organization.”
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