• Stephanie McMahon Joins FaZe Clan
Stephanie McMahon, who is the Chief Brand Officer of WWE, has now joined FaZe Clan’s board of directors.
FaZe Clan is one of the biggest eSports franchises in the world and the company is about to go public.
Below is the press release:
FAZE CLAN ANNOUNCES ITS ANTICIPATED PUBLIC COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
“Broadly-experienced Board to Oversee FaZe Clan’s Anticipated Growth Across Entertainment, Media and Web3
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – March 22, 2022 – FaZe Clan, Inc. (“FaZe Clan”) the lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, today announced its anticipated Board of Directors to take effect upon consummation of FaZe Clan’s planned merger with B.Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: BRPM) (“BRPM”), a publicly listed special purpose acquisition company. The merger is expected to close in the first half of 2022.
“We have assembled a best-in-class Board of Directors who bring broad and deep understanding of Gen Z and the rapidly changing digital media and entertainment landscape,” said Lee Trink, CEO of FaZe Clan. “I am excited to work with this fantastic group and benefit from their insights and guidance as we enter the public market and execute our multi-platform monetization strategy to create long-term shareholder value.”
FaZe Clan’s post-merger Board of Directors is expected to be comprised of:
Lee Trink, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, FaZe Clan and Chairman of the Board
Angela Dalton, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Signum Growth Capital
Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Cordozar Broadus Jr., American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, DJ, media personality and business entrepreneur
Daniel Shribman, Chief Investment Officer of B. Riley Financial
Mickie Rosen, Director of several US and Australian companies and Principal of Mickie Rosen Consulting
Nick Lewin, General Partner of Crown Predator Holdings
Paul Hamilton, Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta Esports Ventures, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Greenspun Corporation and Principal of Province Inc.
Ross Levinsohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Arena Group (formerly theMaven,Inc.)
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, World Wrestling Entertainment
Zach Katz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Carte Blanche”
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 22, 2001) – WWF SmackDown!
On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.
It was broadcasted from the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania X-Seven’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. Raven vs. Chris Jericho
2. X-Pac, Justin Credible & Albert vs. Grandmaster Sexay, K-Kwik & Steve Blackman
3. Big Show & Triple H vs. Kane
4. Bubba Ray Dudley, D-Von Dudley & Spike Dudley vs. Edge, Christian & Rhyno
5. The Rock vs. Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit