WWE BUSINESS: WWE hires UFC Performance Institute Vice President of Operations James Kimball

Posted on 8/08/120 by Colin Vassallo

James Kimball, the Vice President, Operations at UFC
Performance Institute, has departed the company to join WWE
according to Marc Raimondi of ESPN. WWE has not officially
announced his recruitment.

Kimball, a veteran UFC employee, was promoted to the
position four years ago and oversaw the build, planning,
strategy and day-to-day operation of the athlete facility in
Las Vegas. Kimballs new title in WWE is not yet known
although he will be occupying a senior operations role.

Prior to joining the UFC and now WWE, Kimball held positions
with Lagardere Unlimited and the Washington Wizards. He has
a BS in Health, Fitness, Recreation, and Sports Management
from George Mason University followed by a graduate degree
in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown University.

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