Glory Sports International, the parent company to kickboxing league Glory World Series, has announced that Andrew Whitaker has taken over as CEO. Whitaker is a former executive vice president with the pro wrestling organization, the WWE.
“I am looking forward to taking a hands-on approach to driving the growth of what I have believed, for months, is an incredible combat sports entertainment product with tremendous global appeal,” Whitaker said.
Whitaker previously served on the Glory Sports International Board of Directors. During his time at WWE, Whitaker was responsible for establishing and growing the promotion in sales, marketing, relations, television, live events, licensing and pay-per-view.
Glory’s next event takes place March 23 from London, with Tyrone Spong meeting Remy Bonjasky.