Leading creator of destination resorts and theme parks, Goddard Group, has announced the appointment of experienced industry executive, Marcus King as Senior Director – Project Management.
King will be responsible for directing multiple project teams on developments in the U.S. and around the world as part of the company’s ongoing expansion programme.
Goddard Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Barry Kemper, said King’s appointment comes as the company is ‘poised for unprecedented growth’.
Most recently, King (left) was with Universal where he managed $350 million worth of design and production on several major new rides and shows including the ‘Fast and Furious’ attraction.
He has worked for some of the biggest names in the themed entertainment industry including Walt Disney Imagineering, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Disneyland Resort.
“I'm thrilled to join the Goddard Group at this time of exciting growth, ” reported King. “Their creativity and innovation is infectious, and to be part of their talented team is really special.”
“We know him to be a creative innovator, a highly motivated leader, and an entrepreneurial strategist with a proven track record on high profile projects, ” commented Gary Goddard. “As we expand to meet the needs of our partners and clients around the world, Marcus will be a key part of our expanding enterprise.”
Goddard Group, launched by Gary Goddard in 2002, has developed, designed and produced over forty iconic attractions around the globe including the $3.2bn Studio City Resort in Macau, China.
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