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Page Thompson Named President – International Operations for Universal Parks & Resorts

NBCUniversal ExecutivesOrlando, FL, USA (September 24, 2013) — NBCUniversal announced today that Page Thompson has been named President – International Operations for Universal Parks & Resorts. He will oversee existing licensed relationships with Universal theme parks in Singapore and Japan and play a leadership role in the planning and operation of future Universal parks around the world. Thompson begins his new role in January and will report to Tom Williams, Chairman of Universal Parks & Resorts. He now serves as Executive Vice President – Strategic Integration for NBCUniversal. Previously, he served as president of The Golf Channel and as senior vice president and general manager of Video Services for Comcast Cable.

Universal Parks & Resorts owns and operates theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. It also has license agreements with Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan and Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. UPR has also announced an indoor Universal Studios theme park to be developed as part of the Galactica Park project in Moscow.

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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