$ 51.81
+0.43 ( +0.84% ) Volume: 146,895 December 14, 2018


$ 51.81
+0.43 ( +0.84% ) Volume: 146,895 December 14, 2018

Executive Team

MATTHEW A. OUIMET , , , Executive Chairman

Matthew A. Ouimet, age 59, has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2018 and a member of the Board of Directors since August 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Ouimet served as chief executive officer from January 2012 through December 2017 and was president of the Partnership’s General Partner from June 2011 to October 2016. Before joining Cedar Fair, Mr. Ouimet was president and chief operating officer for Corinthian Colleges, a publicly traded company that owns and manages for-profit colleges throughout the United States and Canada, from July 2009 to October 2010 and was executive vice president-operations for Corinthian Colleges from January 2009 to June 2009. Prior to joining Corinthian Colleges, he served as president, Hotel Group for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide from August 2006 to September 2008. Before joining Starwood, Mr. Ouimet spent 17 years at The Walt Disney Company, where he last served as President of the Disneyland Resort. He also served in a variety of other business development and financial positions during his employment with Disney, including president of Disney Cruise Line and executive general manager of Disney Vacation Club. This experience, Mr. Ouimet’s leadership and management skills and his insights as Cedar Fair’s executive chairman provide guidance, operational knowledge and management perspective to the Board.

RICHARD A. ZIMMERMAN , , , President & Chief Executive Officer

Richard A. Zimmerman, age 56, has been president and chief executive officer of Cedar Fair since January 2018. Prior to that he served as president and chief operating officer from October 2016 through December 2017 and as Chief Operating Officer since October 2011. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President since November of 2010 and as Regional Vice President since June 2007. He served as Vice President and General Manager of Kings Dominion since 1998 and has more than 20 years of experience in the amusement park industry.

TIM FISHER , , , Chief Operating Officer

Tim Fisher, age 57, joined Cedar Fair as chief operating officer in December 2017. Prior to joining Cedar Fair, Mr. Fisher served as chief executive officer of Village Roadshow Theme Parks International from March 2017 through November 2017 and as chief executive officer of Village Roadshow Theme Parks from January 2009 through March 2017. During his time with Village Roadshow Theme Parks, Mr. Fisher was responsible for all of the theme park business operations in the United States and Australia, as well as development initiatives in Asia. Under Fisher’s leadership as CEO, the theme park group achieved record attendance, revenue and EBITDA performance.

Prior to joining Village Roadshow, Mr. Fisher served more than 30 years in the theme park industry including serving as executive vice president of Paramount Parks and Viacom recreation, where he was directly responsible for the management, operational and financial performance of all of the domestic and international theme parks.

BRIAN C. WITHEROW , , Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer since 2012 , , Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Brian C. Witherow, age 50, was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2012 and prior to that served as Vice President and Corporate Controller since July 2005. He served as Corporate Treasurer from May 2004 to June 2005 and as Corporate Director of Investor Relations from 1995 through 2004.

KELLEY SEMMELROTH , , , Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Kelley Semmelroth, age 52, joined Cedar Fair as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer in February 2012. She brings with her more than 25 years of consumer marketing and management experience including customer relationship management (CRM), brand management, advertising and strategic planning. Before joining Cedar Fair, Kelley worked as Senior Vice President, Marketing Planning Director for TD Bank from June 2010 to February 2012. Prior to joining TD Bank, she spent five years with Bank of America, where she last served as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Management. Kelley has also held various other management roles and marketing functions within the leisure and financial industry, including Director, CRM and Direct Marketing for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in Orlando, Florida.

DUFFIELD E. (DUFF) MILKIE , , , Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Duffield E. (Duff) Milkie, age 51, has served as Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, since February 2008 and was appointed as Corporate Secretary in February 2012 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in January of 2015. Prior to joining Cedar Fair, he was engaged in the private practice of law.

H. PHILIP BENDER , , , Executive Vice President, Operations

H. Philip Bender, age 61, has served as Executive Vice President, Operations, since November of 2010. Prior to that, he served as Regional Vice President since June of 2006 and as Vice President & General Manager of Worlds of Fun / Oceans of Fun since the end of 2000.

DAVID R. HOFFMAN , , , Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

David R. Hoffman, age 48, was named Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in January 2012. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Tax since November 2010. He served as Vice President of Corporate Tax since 2006. Before joining Cedar Fair, he served as a business advisor with Ernst & Young. He is a certified public accountant.

ROBERT A. DECKER , , , Senior Vice President, Planning & Design

Robert A. Decker, age 56, has served as Senior Vice President, Planning & Design, since the end of 2002. Prior to that, he served as Corporate Director of Planning & Design since 1999.

CRAIG HECKMAN , , , Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Craig Heckman, age 53, joined Cedar Fair as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, in December 2016. He brings with him more than 30 years of consumer retail and management experience including recruitment, talent assessment and planning, leadership development, associate relations and change management. Before joining Cedar Fair, Craig worked as Vice President, Head of Human Resources for Vestis Retail Group from December 2014 to December 2016. Prior to joining Vestis, he spent 11 years with L Brands/Express, where he last served as Vice President, Human Resources – Stores and International for Express. Craig began his career with Macy's Inc and served in a variety of HR roles for nearly 17 years prior to joining L Brands.

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