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Cedar Fair Retains Spencer Stuart for Board of Directors Review

Sandusky, OH, USA /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company announced that it has retained Spencer Stuart, one of the world’s leading executive search consulting firms, to assist the Company in reviewing the composition of its Board of Directors in advance of the Company’s 2012 Annual Meeting of Unitholders.

As part of this process, Spencer Stuart will work with the Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to identify and evaluate qualified individuals to be considered as potential nominees to its Board of Directors.

“We look forward to working with Spencer Stuart as we perform our annual review of our Board composition and its alignment with the Company’s long-term growth strategy,” said Eric Affeldt, chair of Cedar Fair’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. “It is important that our Board has the appropriate expertise and diversity to continue to deliver long-term growth and value creation for all unitholders.”


Spencer Stuart is one of the world’s leading executive search consulting firms. Privately held since 1956, Spencer Stuart applies its extensive knowledge of industries, functions and talent to advise select clients — ranging from major multinationals to emerging companies to nonprofit organizations — and address their leadership requirements. Through 51 offices in 27 countries and a broad range of practice groups, Spencer Stuart consultants focus on senior-level executive search, board director appointments, succession planning and in-depth senior executive management assessments.

Cedar Fair is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio, and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, and Toronto, Ontario. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract. Cedar Fair’s flagship park, Cedar Point, has been consistently voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World” in a prestigious annual poll conducted by Amusement Today newspaper.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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