USA: Ty Tastepe Joins Cedar Fair Entertainment as New VP and Chief Information Officer
Theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment, which is based in Sandusky, Ohio, has announced that Ty Tastepe has joined the company as new Vice President and additionally takes on the newly created position of Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Cedar Fair, Tastepe served for over two years as Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer for fashion retailer Altar’d State. While there, he was responsible for all digital and technology investments, delivery and top-line growth.
“Ty brings tremendous skills and experience to our team, having delivered large-scale digital transformation programs for global brands such as Universal Parks and Resorts, Hilton Hotels, and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. That experience will be important as we continue to invest in consumer-facing technologies focused on optimizing the guest and associate experience and improving customer satisfaction. In addition, we’ve placed a high priority on continuing to strengthen our enterprise-wide systems, the control environment behind those systems and data security in general. I’m confident that Ty will help us achieve our goals in each of those areas,” explains Cedar Fair CEO Richard A. Zimmerman. (eap)