As officially announced in S&S Worldwide, Inc.’s Board of Directors meeting on July 26, Tim Timco will be retiring as President & CEO of S&S Worldwide, Inc., after 40 years in the amusement industry. Tim’s retirement as President and CEO will go into effect September 1, 2022, but Timco will remain with the company through 2023 as a Corporate Advisor.Timco first joined S&S in 2012 as Director of Business Development, was promoted to Vice President - Sales & Marketing in 2014, became President of the company
With global operating success and unmatched experience creating and delivering multi-dimensional live entertainment and experiences for cruise, resort, theme park and clients, Jake McCoy broadens ted’s portfolio to include immersive seasonal and Holiday events Jake McCoy Europe’s largest leisure entertainment experience company, The Experience Department, popularly known as ted, expands its European-based leadership team, welcoming Jake McCoy to the new position of Director of Operations.
H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative investment firm with $50 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Family Entertainment Group Holdings, LLC (“Family Entertainment Group” or the “Company”). Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Family Entertainment Group is an industry leading designer, developer, and operator of amusement facilities. The Company provides turnkey outsourced facility
Sea Dragon Recognized as the 47th ACE Roller Coaster Landmark The American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) unveiled an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark plaque for Columbus Zoo & Aquarium’s Sea Dragon, the oldest operating roller coaster in Ohio. Sea Dragon, which opened in 1956, is also considered an ACE Coaster Classic owing to its traditional operating methods, including hand-pulled manual brakes and no seat dividers. The designation as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark is reserved for rides of historic significance.