VALLEJO, Calif. – Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced the appointment of Janine Durette as its new park president. Durette will also oversee operations for the Hurricane Harbor Concord waterpark. Durette has been with Six Flags since 2012, and brings over 30 years of experience in various industries across Canada. She most recently served as park president of the Six Flags-operated La Ronde theme park, in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
“Janine’s outstanding team leadership style, … and deep-rooted love for animals, will serve both the Discovery Kingdom team and the Northern California market extremely well,” said Six Flags Senior Vice President of Park Operations Bonnie Weber.
“I’m incredibly thrilled,” said Durette. “The unique product combination that Discovery Kingdom offers has consistently made the park the Northern California leader in thrills, innovation, and family fun with even more exciting things to come.”
Durette succeeds Don McCoy, who was named park president for Six Flags Magic Mountain in Southern California in August.
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