SeaWorld elects Charles Koppelman as director, announces board changes
SeaWorld's Board of Directors increased its size from seven to eight and elected Charles Koppelman to serve as a Director of the company, effective July 19. In addition, Yoshikazu Maruyama, who will continue to serve as a SeaWorld Director, will step down from his role as Chairman due to new outside professional obligations, effective July 19. The Board unanimously elected current Director Scott Ross as non-executive Chairman of the Board, effective July 19. Koppelman serves as Chairman and CEO of CAK Entertainment, an entertainment and leisure consultant and brand development firm he founded in 1997. Ross joined SeaWorld's Board in 2017. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hill Path Capital which he founded in 2015.