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As many of us have seen by now, according to WWE.com, Shane McMahon has turned in his walking papers and will be gone from the WWE effective Jan. 1, 2010. This is a big blow to the management department in the WWE, as Shane is responsible for a lot.

While he was a part-time professional wrestler, he was also the executive vice president of WWE Global Media, which meant he oversaw television distribution, live event bookings, digital media, consumer products, and publishing.

In fact, he is one of the people solely responsible for getting RAW and SmackDown to be seen in numerous countries. Before Shane O'Mac stepped in, the WWE was not as global as it is now.

Since he basically started the digital media department in 1998, he along with his team made WWE.com. Then he and his father, Vince, made up the Global Media team, where he helped to get WWE programming in about 20 new countries, including a big one in Brazil in November of 2007.

On top of all of that, he also contributed to the WWE's programming as a talent and creative contributor.

And he was last seen on TV a few months ago during the the McMahon-Helmsley/Orton storyli...

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