World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. announced on Tuesday that an attorney who most recently worked for Nestle Waters North America will be its next senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.

Brian Nurse, who has also worked as senior legal counsel at PepsiCo Inc., will report directly to the WWE’s outspoken CEO Vince McMahon. He will be responsible for oversight of the Stamford, Connecticut-based organization’s legal affairs, litigation, intellectual property, government relations, risk management, talent contracts and compliance.

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