Cedar Fair, a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, has announced the hiring of Duffield Milkie to the newly created position of Corporate Vice President-General Counsel.
Milkie, 42, joins Cedar Fair after serving as a partner in the law firm of Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista, Sandusky, Ohio, for the past 10 years.
“I’m very pleased to announce the hiring of Duff Milkie as our new in-house general counsel, ” said Dick Kinzel, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “With the complexities of our continually growing company, the need for in-house legal expertise within our corporate team has never been greater. I’m confident that Duff has the experience, skills and desire to meet the demands of his new position.”
About Cedar Fair
Cedar Fair is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio, and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Partnership owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. Amusement parks in the company’s Northern Region include two in Ohio: Cedar Point, consistently voted “Best Amusement Park in the World” in Amusement Today polls and Kings Island; as well as Canada’s Wonderland, near Toronto; Dorney Park, PA; Valleyfair, MN; and Michigan’s Adventure, MI. In the Southern Region are Kings Dominion, VA; Carowinds, NC; and Worlds of Fun, MO. Western parks in California include: Knott’s Berry Farm; Great America; and Gilroy Gardens, which is managed under contract. Also included in that region is Star Trek: The Experience, a Las Vegas-based interactive adventure.