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Corporate Governance

Yoshikazu Maruyama , , , Chairman of the Board of the Directors

Yoshikazu Maruyama serves as Chairman of the SeaWorld Board of Directors. He had been a director of the Company since June 2017 and became Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company in October 2017. Mr. Maruyama provides consulting services to the Zhonghong 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 as 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.
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Gustavo (Gus) Antorcha , , , Chief Executive Officer

Gus Antorcha joined SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. in February 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the company, he served as COO at Carnival Cruise Lines, where he oversaw hotel, technical, and marine operations (onboard revenues, supply chain, product development, human resources and shipbuilding). Mr. Antorcha also served in roles as SVP of Guest Operations and Services, and as SVP of Guest Commerce while at Carnival. Before that, Mr. Antorcha worked at Boston Consulting Group, where he served as partner & managing director for the Miami office – with heavy focus on the travel and hospitality sector. Mr. Antorcha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and a Master’s degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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Marc G. Swanson , , , Chief Financial Officer

Marc G. Swanson was appointed to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the company in August 2017. Mr. Swanson 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 Directors of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and 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.

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G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor , , , Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor has been our Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2010. In addition, from March 2013 until November 2015, Mr. Taylor led the company’s Corporate Affairs group, which includes Industry & Governmental Affairs, Corporate Communications, Community Affairs, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. 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. Mr. Taylor is a board member and serves as president of The Anthony Armstrong 88 Foundation.
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Dr. Christopher (Chris) Dold , , , Chief Zoological Officer

Dr. Christopher (Chris) Dold was appointed to Chief Zoological Officer of the company in April 2016. Prior to that, Dr. Dold served as Vice President, Veterinary Services from 2008 until April 2016 and Senior Veterinarian at SeaWorld Orlando from 2005 to 2008. 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.

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Elizabeth C. Gulacsy , , , Chief Accounting Officer

Elizabeth C. Gulacsy was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of the company in August 2017. 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 holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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