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Blackpool Pleasure Beach boss pegged as future IAAPA chair
4 years ago

Blackpool Pleasure Beach boss pegged as future IAAPA chair

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The Internal Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has elected Amanda Thompson OBE as second vice chair of the attractions industry trade body.

Thompson, managing director of …
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Ouimet to step down as Cedar Fair CEO
4 years ago

Ouimet to step down as Cedar Fair CEO

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, operator of 11 theme parks in the US and Canada, has announced that Richard Zimmerman will succeed Matt Ouimet as chief executive, effective January 1, …
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WhiteWater expands Southeast Asia division
4 years ago

WhiteWater expands Southeast Asia division

WhiteWater’s Southeast Asia division has appointed international attractions industry veteran, Tim Mow, as vice president of development and technical services, effective immediately.

Mow’s career in the aquatic industry …
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IAAPA announces global management transitions
4 years ago

IAAPA announces global management transitions

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has announced the departure of long-time attraction and hospitality industry veteran, Richard Jackson, vice president of the association’s North American …
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Holovis hires new VP of experience innovation
4 years ago

Holovis hires new VP of experience innovation

Sensory attractions specialist, Holovis, has appointed Howard Newstate as vice president of experience innovation.

With decades of experience in the entertainment and amusement industry, Newstate will initially be …
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General Motors CEO elected to Disney board
4 years ago

General Motors CEO elected to Disney board

The Walt Disney Company board of directors has elected Mary Barra, chairman and chief executive officer of General Motors Company, as a director, effective immediately.

“Beyond being an …
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Rex Jackson named general manager of Legoland Florida
4 years ago

Rex Jackson named general manager of Legoland Florida

Rex Jackson, an award-winning marketing and sales executive who helped lead Legoland Florida Resort from a single theme park into a multi-day vacation destination, has been named the resort’s …
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New general manager at Garmendale
4 years ago

New general manager at Garmendale

Garmendale, the UK-based theme park engineering group, has appointed Kelvin Ensor as general manager.

Ensor has worked with Garmendale for many years, as both supplier and client in …
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Dual leadership at AV Stumpfl
4 years ago

Dual leadership at AV Stumpfl

Fabian Stumpfl has joined his brother in his new position as CEO of Austrian audio-visual technology manufacturer, AV Stumpfl.

Prior to his new role in the family owned company, …
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Waterplay appoints new business development manager
4 years ago

Waterplay appoints new business development manager

Waterplay Solutions Corporation, a worldwide provider of aquatic play solutions, has welcomed Melinda Pearson as the organisation’s newest business development manager.

In this strategic leadership role, Pearson will …
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