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Busch Gardens names new president as Cromwell steps down

Busch Gardens names new president as Cromwell steps down

Busch Gardens has named Kevin Lembke as its new president, succeeding David Cromwell, who stepped down to pursue an opportunity with a sports franchise.

Lembke will begin as president Feb. 1.

“Kevin is an entrepreneurial leader with both park support center and park experience,” said John Reilly, chief operating officer for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment in a news release. “He has achieved a strong record of financial performance and guest satisfaction results.”

Lembke has previous experience at Busch Gardens, having been the vice president of merchandise at the James City County location from 2013 to 2016 before going to Busch Gardens Tampa to be the vice...

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