Yet another SeaWorld CEO quits — the fourth to leave in five years
In what seems like deja vu for SeaWorld Entertainment, CEO Serge Rivera, who joined the company just five months ago, has left, citing disagreements with the board — the same reason given by his predecessor when he exited last year.Formerly an executive in the hotel and vacation ownership industry, Rivera told the board last Thursday of his plans to resign, stating that his resignation was “due to disagreements over the board’s involvement in the decision making at the company,” according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. River’s last day as CEO and as a member of...
The San Diego Union-Tribune
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner to step down after 11 years
LinkedIn Chief Executive Jeff Weiner said Wednesday he will step down from his position at the business and professional-services online network on June 1 and become the company’s executive chairman.Weiner, who has been with Sunnyvale-based LinkedIn since 2008, and its CEO since June 2009, said he was making the move because it was time to make the “next play” in his career. Weiner made his decision public in a post on LinkedIn.“While I’ve been thinking about the timing of this transition for some time, over the last year or so, several factors converged that led me to conclude now is the righ...
The Mercury News
Tribune Publishing CEO Tim Knight steps down in management shakeup
Tribune Publishing announced a shakeup of its leadership ranks Monday — less than three months after hedge fund Alden Global Capital became the company’s largest shareholder.Tim Knight, a longtime company executive who became CEO in January 2019, has been replaced by Terry Jimenez, Tribune Publishing’s chief financial officer. Knight will leave the company at the end of the month.Jimenez will take Knight’s seat on the board, the company said in a news release.Also, board member Philip Franklin has replaced David Dreier as nonexecutive chairman. Dreier will remain on the board.“These changes ar...