Cedar Fair Names Richard Zimmerman As Next CEO
Today Cedar Fair announced that Richard Zimmerman, current Chief Operating Officer and president will succeed Matt Ouimet as chief executive office beginning January 1, 2018. Ouimet isn’t leaving the company though. He will take on a newly created role as the executive chairmen of the board of directors. During this time, Zimmerman will also be added to the board of the directors to ensure continuity in leadership.
Zimmerman takes on his new role with more than 30 years in the hospitality and entertainment industry. Beginning in 1998, he served as the vice president and general manager of Cedar Fair park, Kings Dominion. Prior to that, he worked as several roles with Paramount Communications, Inc.
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