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Former WWE Executive announces his return to the company

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Scott Smoot, who was released by WWE as part of COVID-19 budget cuts back in September 2020, announced today on his LinkedIn page he has been brought back by the company.

Smoot was initially released in September 2020 along with other COVID-19 pandemic-related cuts. He had been with WWE since January 2014.

Smoot’s LinkedIn page notes that he returned to the company today. It also indicates that he is working remotely for the company, and full-time.

Smoot initially started with WWE in January 2014. After left the company, he did freelance work, and also worked full-time as the Senior Director of Creative and Match Presentation for the FC Cincinnati soccer team in Ohio.

Smoot said the following Monday on his LinkedIn Page about his return to WWE.

“Exciting and completely grateful to finally officially announce to all my return to WWE today!”

It’s been said that WWE is hiring new employees and bringing back former employees, as they begin gearing up for their return to the road next month.