Former Etsy Executive Kristina Salen named as new WWE CFO

WWE announced today that it has named former Esty Executive Kristina Salen as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

According to the press release, Salen served at Esty’s Chief Financial Officer.  She was aslo the CFO/COO with Moda Operandi and Translation Enterprises/United Masters.  

Salen also held financial management positions with Fideltiy Investments, Oppenheimer Capital, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Lazard Freres & Co. 

She also currently sits on the Board of Directors and Audit Committe for both Sirius XM and Cornerstone OnDemand. 

Salen wil report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, effective August 3, 2020.

You can read the full press release below:

WWE® Names Kristina Salen Chief Financial Officer

Tue July 7, 2020 11:30 AM|Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Kristina Salen as Chief Financial Officer reporting directly to WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, effective August 3, 2020.

Salen served as the first CFO of Etsy, where she grew the business from $895 million in gross sales to $3 billion in four years, led and executed the company’s IPO offering, and built and managed its Business Development, Strategic Planning, Investor Relations, Accounting, Tax and Data Analytics functions.

Salen also held CFO/COO roles with Moda Operandi and Translation Enterprises/United Masters, and managed global media and telecom funds with Fidelity Investments (FCSXX). Earlier in her career, she served in financial analyst positions with Oppenheimer Capital, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Lazard Freres & Co. She sits on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for both SiriusXM and Cornerstone OnDemand.

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