Both will report directly to Vince McMahon and the two positions are full-time executive roles, with no plans at the current time for this to be introduced as part of a TV storyline.
Here is Rusev's response to the news. ECW's brand of wrestling filled a void many wrestling fans felt they couldn't get from WWE or WCW at the time, and in a sense, this show was the spark for what would become the Monday Night Wars between WWE and WCW.
With more than 30 years of experience in the sports entertainment industry, Heyman served as president of ECW from 1993-2001, securing pay-per-view distribution for the company as well as a national cable television deal with TNN.
Eric Bischoff attends SiriusXM's "Busted Open" celebrating 10th Anniversary In New York City on the eve of WrestleMania 35 on 6 April 2019 in New York.
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The change comes at a pivotal time for WWE, as the company prepares for SmackDown Live's transition from USA Network to FOX in October.
WWE also added: "The creation of these roles further establishes WWE's ability to continuously reinvent its global brand while providing two distinct creative processes for its flagship shows". Meltzer noted that people who worked with Bischoff in TNA, that are working with WWE now, were more than baffled by the news.
According to PWInsider, WWE has been trying to bring Heyman aboard for months and finally came to terms recently.
Heyman, whose 30-year experience in pro wrestling covers almost every job description, is now the on-screen advocate for Brock Lesnar and a former SmackDown lead writer and WWE commentator. With Bischoff in charge, WCW's Nitro even defeated McMahon's Monday Night Raw in the television ratings for 83 consecutive weeks. In addition to several years spent as part of the creative team during a prior stretch, Heyman also featured as part of the broadcast commentary team in his early years with the company.