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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yoshikazu Maruyama

48 2019 Chairman of the Board

Gustavo Antorcha

44 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marc Swanson

48 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Elizabeth Gulacsy

45 2017 Chief Accounting Officer

G. Anthony Taylor

54 2015 Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Walter Bogumil

48 2018 Chief Strategy Officer

Christopher Dold

46 2016 Chief Zoological Officer

James Chambers

33 2019 Director

Ronald Bension

64 2016 Independent Director

William Gray

67 2014 Independent Director

Thomas Moloney

75 2015 Independent Director

Scott Ross

39 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yoshikazu Maruyama

Mr. Yoshikazu Maruyama is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Yoshikazu Maruyama has served as Chairman of the Board since February 2019, a role he returned to after serving as interim Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors between February 2018 and February 2019. He has been a director of the Company since June 2017 and served Chairman of the Board from September 2017 until February 2018. Mr. Maruyama provides consulting services in the leisure industry, including to ZHG Group, a real estate development and diversified leisure and tourism company in Asia. Prior to that, Mr. Maruyama served as Global Head of Location Based Entertainment for DreamWorks Animation SKG, where he served from August 2010 until March 2017. From June 2004 to January 2009, he served as Chief Strategy Officer and was elected to the Board of Directors of USJ Co., Ltd, owner and operator of Universal Studios Japan theme park. Mr. Maruyama held multiple positions at Universal Parks and Resorts from June 1995 to June 2004, including Senior Vice President of International Business Development and Vice President of Strategic Planning. Mr. Maruyama took a hiatus from Universal Park & Resorts to support the startup of eToys, an online toy retailer in 1999. Mr. Maruyama also served as a Financial Analyst at J.P. Morgan & Co. from July 1992 to June 1995. Mr. Maruyama holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York. Mr. Maruyama also serves on the boards of The Buckley School and Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles, both nonprofit organizations.

Gustavo Antorcha

Mr. Gustavo Antorcha is appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective on February 18, 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Antorcha served as Chief Operating Officer of Carnival Cruise Lines, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & PLC, the world’s largest leisure travel company. Mr. Antorcha joined Carnival Cruise Lines in 2010 as Senior Vice President Guest Commerce and also served as Senior Vice President Hotel Operations. Prior to Carnival Cruise Lines, Mr. Antorcha was a Partner and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm he joined in 1996. Mr. Antorcha received a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Duke University.

Marc Swanson

Mr. Marc G. Swanson, CPA., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Swanson had served as Chief Accounting Officer since 2012 and served as interim Chief Financial Officer from June 2015 until September 2015 and as interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from August 1, 2017 until his permanent appointment later that same month. Previously, he was Vice President Performance Management and Corporate Controller of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment from 2011 to 2012, the Corporate Controller of Busch Entertainment Corporation from 2008 to 2011 and the Vice President of Finance of Sesame Place from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Swanson is a member of the board of trustees of the Orlando Science Center. Mr. Swanson holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Purdue University and a master’s degree in business administration from DePaul University, and is a CPA.

Elizabeth Gulacsy

Ms. Elizabeth C. Gulacsy serves as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Ms. Gulacsy served as Corporate Vice President, Financial Reporting since 2016 and Director, Financial Reporting from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining the Company, from 2011 to 2013, Ms. Gulacsy served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., from 2006 to 2011 she served as their Director of Corporate Accounting and from 2002 to 2006 as their Assistant Controller. Prior to that time, Ms. Gulacsy was an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Gulacsy is a member and treasurer of the Board of Directors for the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Ms. Gulacsy holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida and is a CPA.

G. Anthony Taylor

Mr. G. Anthony Taylor is Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor has been the Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2010 and has led the External Affairs team since 2017, which includes Governmental Affairs, Community Affairs, and Corporate Responsibility. In addition, from 2013 until 2015, Mr. Taylor led the Company’s Corporate Affairs group, which included Industry & Governmental Affairs, Corporate Communications, Community Affairs, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. From 2012-2015, Mr. Taylor led the Company’s Governmental Affairs team, and from 2010-2016, Mr. Taylor led the Risk Management Group. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Taylor held the position of Associate General Counsel of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. from 2000 to 2010, and was a Principal at Blumenfeld Kaplan in St. Louis from 1993 to 2000. He holds bachelors’ degrees in political science and speech communication from the University of Missouri and a juris doctor degree from Washington University.

Walter Bogumil

Mr. Walter Bogumil is appointed as Chief Strategy Officer of the Company effective June 18, 2018. He most recently served as the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer since June 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he most recently served as Affinity Gaming’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2018 to June 2018 and served as Affinity’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from March 2015 to June 2018. Previously, he was Vice President, Financial Analysis, at Penn National Gaming from April 2002 to March 2015. He has also held previous roles in the theme park and resort industries. Mr. Bogumil holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from Rollins College.

Christopher Dold

Dr. Christopher (Chris) Dold is appointed as Chief Zoological Officer of the Company in April 2016. Prior to that, Christopher (Chris) Dold has been our Chief Zoological Officer since April 2016. Prior to that, Dr. Dold served as Vice President, Veterinary Services from October 2009 until April 2016 and Senior Veterinarian at SeaWorld Orlando from October 2005 to September 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Dold was a National Academies-National Research Council Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow with the US Navy Marine Mammal Program, and completed a University of California-Davis Internship in Marine Mammal Medicine and Pathology at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. Dr. Dold is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, European Association for Aquatic Mammals, and the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. Dr. Dold received a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.

James Chambers

Ronald Bension

Mr. Ronald Bension is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bension has been the President of House of Blues Entertainment, LLC at Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. since November 2010. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of TicketsNow.com, Inc. from January 2010 to November 2010. During his more than 40-year career, he has led several major recreation, entertainment and e-commerce companies to financial and strategic success. Mr. Bension served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Studios Recreation Group, a unit of Universal Studios, from 1990 to 1996. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sportnet at Wasserman Media Group, LLC from February 2008 to June 2009, Chief Executive Officer of Tickets.com, Inc. from December 2001 to May 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of GameWorks, LLC from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Bension received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles.

William Gray

Mr. William Gray is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hulls Highway Consulting. Mr. Gray has been a Senior Advisor to The Blackstone Group LP since 2010. Mr. Gray served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Ogilvy North America of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Gray served as the President of Ogilvy Mather Advertising New York from 1997 to 2005. He joined Ogilvy & Mather, Inc. in 1978 as an Assistant Account Executive. Mr. Gray is currently a director of Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq) and HealthMarkets, Inc. He served on the board of Harleysville Group Insurance (Nasdaq) from 2007 to 2011, the board of trustees of The Century Family of Mutual Funds from 2006 to 2018 and the board of directors of Zinio Publishing Group. He has also been a trustee of the New York Public Library since 1997. He received his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School and a BA from Harvard College.

Thomas Moloney

Mr. Thomas E. Moloney is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Moloney served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of MSC—Medical Services Company (“MSC”) from December 2007 to March 2008. He retired as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. in December 2004. He had served in that position since 1992. Mr. Moloney served in various other roles at John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. during his tenure from 1965 to 1992, including Vice President, Controller, and Senior Accountant. Mr. Moloney also previously served as a director of MSC from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Moloney serves on the Board of Directors of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE) and also serves on the boards of Nashoba Learning Group and the Boston Children’s Museum (past Chairperson), both non-profit organizations. Mr. Moloney received a B.A. in Accounting from Bentley University and holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification (Silver Level) from the American College of Corporate Directors Group.

Scott Ross

Mr. Scott I. Ross is Independent Director of the Company. Scott I. Ross has been a director of the Company since November 2017. Mr. Ross is the Managing Partner and founder of Hill Path Capital LP (“Hill Path”). Prior to founding Hill Path in 2014, Mr. Ross served as a Partner at Apollo Global Management, LLC, a firm he joined in 2004, where he was responsible for leading private equity and debt investments in the lodging, leisure, entertainment, consumer and business services sectors. Mr. Ross also held various investment roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Shumway Capital Partners. Mr. Ross is a director of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. and previously served as a director of CEC Entertainment, Inc. (parent company of Chuck E. Cheese’s) and EVERTEC, Inc. Mr. Ross graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2002 with a B.A. degree in Economics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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