In steering communications strategy, he will report directly to Nick Khan, the former co-head of television at CAA who is now president and chief revenue officer at WWE. Khan will now oversee the company’s communications division.
Legentil will be based at the company’s headquarters in Stamford, Ct.
Khan shifted from CAA to WWE last August as founder Vince McMahon and his management team looked to position the wrestling-rooted organization as a media- and content-focused entity. Legentil’s arrival in a newly created post attests to that ongoing evolution.
Last week, Khan joined the company’s board of directors, along with former ESPN EVP of content Connor Schell and Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena CEO Steve Koonin. Before moving into sports,