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SeaWorld names Marc Swanson as CFO
POSTED 07 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
SeaWorld has named Marc Swanson as its new chief financial officer with Elizabeth Gulacsy taking up Swanson’s previous position of chief accounting officer.

Swanson, who had served since 2012 as CAO and previously acted as interim CFO between June and September 2015, has also held positions within the company as vice president of Performance Management and corporate controller of SeaWorld, corporate controller of Busch Entertainment, and the vice president of Finance for Sesame Place.

He is also a board member of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and the board of trustees of the Orlando Science Center.

"Marc knows our company and our industry well, and has been an important contributor to our ongoing work to continually improve our efficiency and financial discipline,” said SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby. “Our strong finance team will be in expert hands under his leadership.”

Currently in a phase of transition Joel Manby, the company is trying to transform its image, with 2016 revenues and attendance down on the previous year’s figures. SeaWorld is due to report its second-quarter results tomorrow (8 August).
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SeaWorld names Marc Swanson as CFO
POSTED 07 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
SeaWorld has named Marc Swanson as its new chief financial officer with Elizabeth Gulacsy taking up Swanson’s previous position of chief accounting officer.

Swanson, who had served since 2012 as CAO and previously acted as interim CFO between June and September 2015, has also held positions within the company as vice president of Performance Management and corporate controller of SeaWorld, corporate controller of Busch Entertainment, and the vice president of Finance for Sesame Place.

He is also a board member of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and the board of trustees of the Orlando Science Center.

"Marc knows our company and our industry well, and has been an important contributor to our ongoing work to continually improve our efficiency and financial discipline,” said SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby. “Our strong finance team will be in expert hands under his leadership.”

Currently in a phase of transition Joel Manby, the company is trying to transform its image, with 2016 revenues and attendance down on the previous year’s figures. SeaWorld is due to report its second-quarter results tomorrow (8 August).
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Last captive orca born at SeaWorld dies


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SeaWorld is being investigated by two US federal agencies looking into public statements by executives before and during August 2014, including comments about the controversial Blackfish documentary.
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SeaWorld names Marc Swanson as CFO
POSTED 07 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
SeaWorld has named Marc Swanson as its new chief financial officer with Elizabeth Gulacsy taking up Swanson’s previous position of chief accounting officer.

Swanson, who had served since 2012 as CAO and previously acted as interim CFO between June and September 2015, has also held positions within the company as vice president of Performance Management and corporate controller of SeaWorld, corporate controller of Busch Entertainment, and the vice president of Finance for Sesame Place.

He is also a board member of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and the board of trustees of the Orlando Science Center.

"Marc knows our company and our industry well, and has been an important contributor to our ongoing work to continually improve our efficiency and financial discipline,” said SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby. “Our strong finance team will be in expert hands under his leadership.”

Currently in a phase of transition Joel Manby, the company is trying to transform its image, with 2016 revenues and attendance down on the previous year’s figures. SeaWorld is due to report its second-quarter results tomorrow (8 August).
RELATED STORIES
Last captive orca born at SeaWorld dies


The last captive orca born under SeaWorld’s care has died after contracting what was thought to be pneumonia at its park in San Antonio, Texas.
SeaWorld reveals government subpoena requests


SeaWorld is being investigated by two US federal agencies looking into public statements by executives before and during August 2014, including comments about the controversial Blackfish documentary.
SeaWorld continues conservation focus with Rescue Coaster San Antonio debut


SeaWorld’s push for fun and meaningful experiences is continuing, with the debut of Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster at its San Antonio theme park.
SeaWorld shareholders vote to remove chair at annual meeting


SeaWorld chair David D’Alessandro’s position is under threat after he failed to win a majority of votes for his re-election at the company’s annual meeting.
 


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