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Cedar Fair names new chief operating officer

Anonymous • Oct 17, 2011 at 12:27 PM

Cedar Fair announced this morning that Richard A. Zimmerman has been promoted to chief operating officer of the amusement park chain.

"During his time with Cedar Fair, Richard has demonstrated the quality of leadership and high standards that make him especially well-qualified for this role," said Matt Ouimet, Cedar Fair president.. "As chief operating officer, Richard will be responsible for the execution of our strategic plan, leadership development and most importantly, for ensuring all our parks deliver the high-quality guest experience that Cedar Fair is known for." 

Zimmerman has more than 20 years experience in the industry and most recently served as executive vice president of Cedar Fair. He previously served as regional vice president since June 2007 and as vice president and general manager at Kings Dominion since 1998. 

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