More turn over on Six Flags board

Posted Friday, January 13, 2006 2:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Six Flags said on Thursday that its board has unanimously elected three new members. The company said Charles Elliot Andrews, Mark Jennings and David Pauken have been named to the board, followed by resignations from Paul Biddleman, Michael Gellert and Francois Letaconnoux.

Read more from Reuters.

Friday, January 13, 2006 3:30 AM
Lord Gonchar's avatar Two bankers and the Redskins COO.

Interesting.

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Friday, January 13, 2006 4:19 AM
Jennings is the one I'm interested in. He is/was an investor in Johnny Rocket's.
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Friday, January 13, 2006 11:17 AM
Jeff's avatar If those bastards would stop singing long enough to get me a refill on my drink... ;)
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Friday, January 13, 2006 12:47 PM
I don't know if you are joking and/or being sarcastic Jeff...but I must admit that there have been a few times I've been a little upset waitng for my Root Beer while my server was doing the "Mash Potato"!
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Friday, January 13, 2006 2:21 PM
now they have their own money guys. hollywood, DC and wall street. funny how during the fight for control the press positioned snyder vs. burke as street smarts vs. harvard. well, i see quite a bit of ivy at the top here as well.
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Friday, January 13, 2006 3:05 PM
Lord Gonchar's avatar C.E. Andrews earned a Bachelor's degree in accounting, Virginia Tech.

Mark Jennings earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating second in his class, and received his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1986

I can't seem to find anything on David Pauken. Can anyone else?

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Friday, January 13, 2006 9:16 PM
"Mr. Pauken is the Chief Operating Officer of the Washington Redskins. In addition to managing all non-football aspects of the organization, he played an integral role in creating the organization's capital structure and managing its financial relationships. Prior to joining the Washington Redskins, Mr. Pauken served as Chief Accounting Officer for Snyder Communications from 1996-2000. From 1984 to 1996, Mr. Pauken was an auditor with Arthur Andersen."

The above is from the official release. But you're right, Google doesn't reveal much else about the guy.

I did note in the search that last year he and the Redskins were in a little hot water with Mastercard. It seems that Pauken came up with a policy that Redskin Season Ticket Holders could only use the "official Washington Redskins Mastercard" to purchase tickets, other than cash of course.

Mastercard took exception and said that they couldn't limit purchases to the use of a specifically themed credit card.

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Saturday, January 14, 2006 2:08 AM
So it's just a matter of time till they announce that Mr. Six is being replaced by Joe Theisman.
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Saturday, January 14, 2006 9:32 AM
...better than Sean Taylor! :-)
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