Billy Corgan named President of wrestling company
Smashing Pumpkins’ singer Billy Corgan has been named the President of wrestling business Impact Ventures.
Last year, Corgan was made Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development at the company.
Now, Corgan will lead “day-to-day operations for Impact and its affiliated brands”, including Impact and TNA Wrestling.
In a press release, Corgan said he is “committed to this great opportunity and will use all of my resources and connections to drive the success of this company.
“This year we have made significant strides in establishing a strong foundation for our future and will be aggressive in continuing to evolve and grow the IMPACT brands.”
Current President Dixie Carter, who is moving to the position of Chairman and CSO, said: “Billy is a visionary, an iconic artist and savvy businessman with an incredibly gifted creative mind. He has built a decades-long successful global brand, and also has a deep passion and understanding for professional wrestling.
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