Jim Reid-Anderson takes over as CEO of Six Flags

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

From the press release:

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation today announced its board of directors has appointed Jim Reid-Anderson, who has been serving as Executive Chairman of the company since February 2016, as the company's new Chairman, President and CEO effective immediately, replacing John M. Duffey who has retired from the company. Reid-Anderson formerly served as Chairman, President and CEO of Six Flags from August 2010 through February 2016. Under his leadership the company set a new strategic direction, achieved all-time high guest and employee satisfaction ratings and significant operational improvements, and drove a ten times return on investment for shareholders. Among other leadership roles, Reid-Anderson previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dade Behring Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of medical diagnostics equipment and supplies, where he also drove a ten times return on investment for shareholders along with significant employee morale improvements and customer satisfaction increases.

Read the entire press release via Businesswire.

I imagine this will be well received in-house. I have a few friends that work in the corporate office and they always indicated that he was highly thought of and very respected.

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I'd have loved to be a fly on that wall.

The best of all the jokers is clearly Mark Hamill.

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