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PARAMOUNT PARKS NAMES THREE VICE PRESIDENTS TO NEW MARKETING, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT POSTS

 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Parks, which operates four regional theme parks in the U.S. and one in Canada, today announced the appointments of three executives to newly created positions: Senn Moses, vice president of marketing; Richard Zimmerman, vice president of finance and administration; and Garry Bickett, vice president of development. Headquartered in Charlotte, Paramount Parks is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
 "The addition of Senn, Richard and Garry to our management team adds significant expertise to Paramount Parks in key areas," said Paramount Parks President Vicki Sutton. "We now have a strong leadership team in place that will help us to build on the success of our initial season as part of the Paramount Communications family."
 Moses, most recently vice president of DDB Needham in Chicago, is responsible for guiding the development of the Paramount Parks brand in North America. His prior experience includes account management at Leo Burnett in Chicago, brand management at Kraft and international marketing experience with Rowntree MacIntosh, as well as five years as vice president management representative for DDB Needham.
 Zimmerman, who comes to Paramount Parks from Madison Square Garden where he was vice president of financial planning and analysis, will oversee finance, human resources, loss prevention and information systems for Paramount Parks. Prior to his position at Madison Square Garden, which is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications, he served as director of corporate accounting at the company's New York headquarters. Before that, Zimmerman was an associate with Ernst and Young.
 Bickett will direct Paramount Parks' expansion efforts, including analyzing new markets, evaluating acquisition opportunities and developing expansion strategies. He comes to Paramount Parks from Paramount's Carowinds, where he had been vice president of marketing since 1984. Bickett began his career at Carowinds when the park opened in 1973 and was the park's public relations manager before becoming vice president of marketing.
 Paramount Parks' five regional theme parks are: Paramount's Great America in Santa Clara, Calif.; Paramount's Kings Island in Cincinnati, Ohio; Paramount's Kings Dominion in Richmond, Va.; Paramount's Carowinds in Charlotte, N.C., and Canada's Wonderland in Toronto, Ontario.
 Paramount Communications is a global entertainment and publishing company. The company's entertainment operations include motion picture and television, theatrical exhibitions and sports and live entertainment presentations, as well as regional theme parks. Paramount Publishing is America's leading publisher of educational materials, from textbooks to computer-based learning systems, and has significant operations serving the consumer and business, technical and professional markets.
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 /CONTACT: Claire Bennett Lang of Paramount Parks, 704-525-5250/


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