SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On June 26, 2018, Jack Roddy, Chief Human Resources & Culture Officer of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (“SeaWorld” or the “Company”) stepped down from such position with the Company and from any office at any affiliated entity of SeaWorld, effective immediately.
In connection with Mr. Roddy’s departure and contingent on his delivery of an effective general release of claims, Mr. Roddy will be eligible to receive the severance benefits described in his employment agreement for a termination without “Cause” or a resignation for “Good Reason.”
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Kathleen Liever, the Company’s Associate General Counsel – Labor and Employment, will serve in the additional role of Interim Senior Vice President of Human Resources until the Board appoints a permanent Chief Human Resources Officer.
The information in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is a theme park and entertainment company. It owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens. It has a diversified portfolio of approximately 10 destination and regional theme parks that are located across the United States. Its theme parks feature a range of rides, shows and other attractions. The Company operates SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas, and San Diego, California, and Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida, and Williamsburg, Virginia. The Company operates water park attractions in Orlando, Florida (Aquatica); San Diego, California (Aquatica); Tampa, Florida (Adventure Island), and Williamsburg, Virginia (Water Country USA). The Company also operates a reservations-only attraction offering interaction with marine animals (Discovery Cove) and a seasonal park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania (Sesame Place).