This week, WWE® — the American integrated media and entertainment company for professional wrestling — announced seasoned sports exec and Parkwood Entertainment CEO Steve Pamon as the latest addition to their board of directors.
With experience in both sports and entertainment, Pamon is expected to fit in as a viable asset to WWE® and the company looks forward to welcoming him to the board.
“Steve brings an extraordinary track record from the media and entertainment industry and is an accomplished senior executive,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon in a statement. “I am confident his experience and insights will add tremendous value to our company.”
Pamon shared the exciting news of his latest career achievement via social media as well.
As the President & CEO of the music company founded by Beyoncé in 2010, Pamon is over a global media portfolio, including artist management, music production, concert tours, motion pictures, television specials, and consumer products, a press release reports.
Throughout his tenure, he’s contributed to monumental projects such as the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show, “Lemonade” the visual album, The Formation World Tour, Netflix’s “Homecoming” documentary, and the new Disney+ film, “Black Is King,” among many others.
Prior to his position at Parkwood, the release details that Pamon served as the Head of Sports and Entertainment Marketing for JPMorgan Chase, where he spearheaded a team responsible for the ongoing operations around the bank’s broad sponsorship portfolio with various leagues, events, and venues.
As a Stanford University and Morehouse College graduate, Pamon also served in various roles for other notable companies such as the NFL as the Vice President of Strategy and New Business Development, HBO as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of digital distribution as well as Time Warner, McKinsey & Co, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch.
Pamon has been recognized on Billboard’s Power Players List for four years straight, according to the release, reaching the status of No. 1 as “Executive of the Year” in 2019.
For his work as an executive producer, he’s earned two Emmy nominations as well as two Grammy nominations, and won both a Grammy Award for “Homecoming” and Peabody Award for “Lemonade.”