sources: Wrestling Observer, Wrestling Newsletter
— Pat Patterson inducting Mae Young into the WWE Hall of Fame instead of Stephanie McMahon was apparently a last minute change. At the Hall of Fame press conference yesterday afternoon, they said themselves that Stephanie McMahon was going to be inducting Mae Young into the WWE Hall of Fame, but Pat Patterson ended up doing the honors instead.
— WWE reported in their annual financial report that they have 570 full-time employees and 150 performers under talent contracts as “independent contractors.”
— WWE’s new chief financial officer George Barrios has a starting salary of $500,000 per year. If profits reach their target level in 2008, he will receive a $200,000 bonus. He was also given 25,000 shares of WWE stock (worth approximately $465,000).
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