Yoshikazu Maruyama, Interim Executive Chairman, SeaWorld Board of Directors

Biography

Daniel B. Brown was appointed as the Chief Parks Operations Officer of the Company in February 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Brown served as Chief Operating Officer — SeaWorld & Discovery Cove from 2010 until February 2015, Park President of SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove and Aquatica from 2007 to 2010, Park President of Busch Gardens Tampa and Adventure Island from 2003 to 2007, Park President of Busch Gardens Williamsburg from 1999 to 2003, and Vice President of Operations of Busch Entertainment Corporation from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Brown serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board of UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, the executive board of Visit Orlando, the board of the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and the Orange County International Drive Community Development Area Advisory Committee. He holds a bachelor’s degree of Arts from Webster University. - See more at: http://www.seaworldinvestors.com/corporate-governance/management-team/person-details-management/default.aspx?ItemId=cbdc906e-acc6-468b-b57c-b5ba0e625827#sthash.ws33ugtr.dpuf

Yoshikazu Maruyama serves as interim Executive Chairman of the SeaWorld Board of Directors. He has been a director of the company since June 2017 and became Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the company in October 2017. Mr. Maruyama, recently joined the Zhonghong Group, a leading 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.