When WWE's Monday Night Raw was in its heyday, the show featured Vince McMahon as a polarizing authority figure. Currently, Vickie Guerrero is cast as the Managing Supervisor of WWE's flagship program. Sadly, she lacks the necessary gravitas to be one of Raw's headline acts. Ratings are at historically low levels. WWE needs to find a real general manager for its Monday night cash cow.
Candidates had to fulfill three criteria in order to be considered for this list.
They had to have played an authority figure in the past. Fans are more likely to accept someone in a position of power if that person has previously demonstrated the ability to lead. This category is Past Performance.
Candidates have to have credibility with the fans. They need to seem like authority figures and be someone that wrestlers would respect. We'll call this category Gravitas.
The last criteria is that the new GM has to have name value. Ratings are lower than ever right now, and it's going to take a big name at the helm to restore Raw to its former glory. This is the Fame Factor category.
With those ideas in mind, here is a list of nine former authority figures that could replace Vickie Guerrero as the power broker on Monday Night Raw: