PHILADELPHIA, June 17, 2015 — Diversified Search announces the successful recruitment of Blake T. Bilstad as General Counsel of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Bilstad was previously SVP Legal & Public Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of Provide Commerce, Inc., an e-commerce conglomerate (formerly Nasdaq: PRVD) specializing in the delivery of flowers and other unique gifts through its brands ProFlowers®, RedEnvelope®, Personal Creations® and Shari’s Berries®, among others. Diversified, founded in 1974, is one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, recognized for delivering high quality corporate Board and senior-level executive searches across all industry sectors nationally and internationally.
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.
The search was led by Diversified Search Managing Director Tracy Murdoch O’Such.
About Diversified Search
With more than 40 years in executive search, Diversified is the largest US woman-founded and owned firm in the industry. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Diversified Search also has US offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and worldwide in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the Americas. Diversified is the exclusive U.S. partner of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independent search firms with offices in 31 countries worldwide. For more information, please go to http://www.diversifiedsearch.com
Stephen S. Morreale