Cedar Fair retains Spencer Stuart to search for board member nominees

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012 5:13 PM | Contributed by Jeff

[Ed. note: The following is an excerpt of a press release. -J]

The Board of Directors of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), today announced that it has retained Spencer Stuart, one of the world's leading executive search consulting firms, to assist the Company in reviewing the composition of its Board of Directors in advance of the Company's 2012 Annual Meeting of Unitholders.

As part of this process, Spencer Stuart will work with the Company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to identify and evaluate qualified individuals to be considered as potential nominees to its Board of Directors.

"We look forward to working with Spencer Stuart as we perform our annual review of our Board composition and its alignment with the Company's long-term growth strategy," said Eric Affeldt, chair of Cedar Fair's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. "It is important that our Board has the appropriate expertise and diversity to continue to deliver long-term growth and value creation for all unitholders."

Read the entire press release from Cedar Fair.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 5:14 PM

Feels like the good ol' boy network is finally falling apart.

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Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:39 PM

Now's your chance, Jeff. Send in your resume.

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Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:41 PM

For what? I dun know nothin' 'bout runnin' an amyoozement park!

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Friday, February 17, 2012 6:52 AM

It's just bidness.

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Friday, February 17, 2012 11:05 AM

I'm in Sandusky pretty regularly. They can feel free to call me.

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Friday, February 17, 2012 11:43 AM

You'd abandon Florida for that? You do know the weather sucks here, right?

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Friday, February 17, 2012 3:25 PM

I don't believe all of the Board Members are from Ohio. In fact, I don't think many of them are. I'm not going to move back there for the gig. But, I'd fly up and back for monthly board meetings. And, of course, offer them a place to meet in South Florida during the winter months!

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Friday, February 17, 2012 6:30 PM

Just so long as its not South Beach...

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:28 PM

What is wrong with South Beach? I guess if you don't like gorgeous, half nude bodies, it isn't the place to be.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 1:23 PM

Gorgeous half nude bodies? We got that. There's a polar-bear plunge every year.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 11:32 PM

It was supposed to be a Lebron James joke...oh well. :)

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