AEW has lot of options for their future, and there is no shortage of names they can consider that might really help out the company. Now, it appears that Tony Khan has made a big internal hire.
According to Sean Sapp behind Fightful’s paywall, Kosha Irby is set to join the company, with a potential role as Chief Operating Officer. Irby brings a wealth of experience, having served as the Regional Director of Live Events for WWE.
Irby’s professional journey also includes stints as the President of the Memphis Express in the AAF, Executive Senior Associate AD, and Chief Marketing Officer for the Clemson Tigers. His diverse background extends to his work with various institutions, including Georgia State, the University of South Florida, and Saint Louis.
AEW recently faced departures in key roles, including Rafael Morffi, Dana Massie, and QT Marshall, all of whom had been with the company since its early days. Despite these changes, Tony Khan has expressed openness to working with them in the future and has hinted at upcoming announcements for new additions to the AEW team.
Dana Massie recently quit her job on top of the company’s merchandising. Another departure saw AEW Chief Legal Officer Megha Parekh step back from the company. The company’s Chief Legal Officer, Megha Parekh, also stepped away from the company.
Kevin Sullivan, who was their long-time television producer, and put together their team backstage, was also fired. The company is going in a new direction for 2024, so we will have to see what Tony Khan decides to do.
We will have to see what happens in AEW next, but 2024 is going to see the company continue in their goal to capture attention however they can.