Since 1982, Vince McMahon has been the chairman of the WWE. He’s taken his promotion from the states to countries all around the world such as Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Germany to name a few, but his biggest feat of them all, creating Wrestlemania.
Business Insider recently conducted an interview with the legendary JR who shed some light on the plans that WWE might have for a future CEO. Despite being 72 years old, Vince McMahon has no plans to step down and retire as the chairman and will most likely work the position until he dies. JR also highlights that despite fan criticism, Vince Knows that WWE is a fantastic and unique company.
When asked about who would take over for Vince once that day rolls around, Ross responded, “The money would be on, probably, Paul Levesque to be Vince’s successor. I think Vince is kind of preparing him for that in a lot of ways. You always knew that he was different from the other guys because he was very studious and very under control. He didn’t drink. No drugs. He looked to be a lifer early on, and he got a lot of that from being a fan all his life, growing up in the northeast, New Hampshire. Then, getting trained by Killer Kowalski, who was a great old school guy. So, I think he’s probably the heir apparent.”
Triple H is currently the Executive Vice President of the company and in charge of NXT, however, as most fans predicted, HHH will most likely be taking over the company.