SeaWorld picks two theme park veterans for its board

Young children get a close-up view of an Orca killer whale during a visit to the animal theme park SeaWorld in San Diego, CaliforniaAttendance at the company's parks has been falling amid negative publicity and criticism from animal rights activists upset about the treatment of captive marine mammals. The company, which operates marine parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio, said last month it would stop breeding killer whales and that those in its care would be the last. SeaWorld said on Friday that Ron Bension, the president of House of Blues Entertainment at Live Nation, would replace former chief executive Jim Atchison on its board.

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April 15, 2016 3:44 pm

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