Leading creator of waterparks attractions, WhiteWater has announced the appointment of Chris Perry to the role of Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
Perry joins the Canadian company from Wild Wadi Waterpark where he has spent the past 15 years – 8 of those as the youngest General Manager in the Group.
Under his leadership, Wild Wadi Waterpark became the first in the world to be I.S.O. and Green Globe certified.
Perry has been active in the industry for his whole working life. He has served as a Director of Ellis & Associates’ International Aquatic Safety School and is on the IAAPA Board of Directors. He was also one of the founding members of MENALAC (Middle East & North Africa Leisure and Amusement Council), championing the growth of the amusement industry in the Middle East.
Many will recognise him as the host of Travel Channel's amusement series, Epic Attractions, where he gives viewers the inside track on the best attractions in the world.
Perry brings considerable park operations experience to his new role at WhiteWater where he has been tasked with leading the company's strategic partnerships.
WhiteWater employs over 600 staff across 21 offices worldwide. The waterparks specialist was recently awarded Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation.