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).
WWE has plans to release another DVD on Ric Flair on July 8. Amazon.com has a landing page on the product already. There are absolutely no details on it yet as all it says is “Ric Flair.”