Cedar Fair Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

Cedar Fair's CEO is Richard Zimmerman, appointed in Oct 2016, has a tenure of 7.67 years. total yearly compensation is $6.54M, comprised of 14.5% salary and 85.5% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.63% of the company’s shares, worth $15.29M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 5 years and 4.3 years respectively.

Key information

Richard Zimmerman

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage14.5%
CEO tenure7.7yrs
CEO ownership0.6%
Management average tenure5yrs
Board average tenure4.3yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Six Flags And Cedar Fair: 2024 Sets Up For A Major Re-Rating

Dec 30

Six Flags And Cedar Fair Decide To Ride Together

Nov 03

Cedar Fair: Spectating The Debt Rollercoaster

Sep 01

Cedar Fair: Pain Is Transitory And Shares Look Cheap

Jun 16

Cedar Fair Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Feb 15

Cedar Fair: Still A FUN Way To Make Money

Dec 31

Cedar Fair Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Nov 01

Cedar Fair: Upside Is Still Warranted

Oct 09

Cedar Fair hits record revenue through Labor Day

Sep 08

Cedar Fair goes ex-dividend today

Aug 30

Cedar Fair Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Aug 02

Cedar Fair: Recession And Inflation Do Not Worry Me One Bit

Jul 17

Cedar Fair: A Strong Recovery Warrants Upside

Jun 14

Cedar Fair: Plenty Of Mustard Left On This Corndog

Apr 02

Cedar Fair: An Attractive Turnaround Play

Dec 14

Cedar Fair Facing Higher Costs, Higher Debt, And Lower Attendance

Jul 15

Cedar Fair Q1 2021 Earnings Preview

May 04

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Richard Zimmerman's remuneration changed compared to Cedar Fair's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2024n/an/a


Dec 31 2023US$7mUS$950k


Sep 24 2023n/an/a


Jun 25 2023n/an/a


Mar 26 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022US$7mUS$908k


Sep 25 2022n/an/a


Jun 26 2022n/an/a


Mar 27 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$10mUS$850k


Sep 26 2021n/an/a


Jun 27 2021n/an/a


Mar 28 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$1mUS$770k


Sep 27 2020n/an/a


Jun 28 2020n/an/a


Mar 29 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$5mUS$800k


Sep 29 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$4mUS$750k


Sep 23 2018n/an/a


Jun 24 2018n/an/a


Mar 25 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$3mUS$646k


Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD6.54M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.76M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Richard Zimmerman (63 yo)





Mr. Richard A. Zimmerman has been Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Fair Management, Inc., General Partner of Cedar Fair, L.P. since January 01, 2018 and has been its President since October 26, 2016. He ha...

Leadership Team

Richard Zimmerman
$ 15.3m
Brian Witherow
Executive VP & CFO of Cedar Fair Management Inc.12.4yrsUS$2.28m0.37%
$ 9.0m
Tim Fisher
Chief Operating Officer of Cedar Fair Management Inc.6.5yrsUS$2.65m0.24%
$ 5.7m
Brian Nurse
Executive VP2.6yrsUS$1.42m0.055%
$ 1.3m
Monica Sauls
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer1.3yrsUS$1.53m0.036%
$ 868.4k
David Hoffman
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer of Cedar Fair Management Inc.12.4yrsUS$344.80k0.11%
$ 2.6m
Ty Tastepe
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer2.8yrsno datano data
Michael Russell
Corporate Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Scott Tanner
Corporate Vice President of Sales - Cedar Fair Management Co.12.7yrsno datano data
Charles Myers
Senior Vice President of Creative Development at Cedar Fair Management Inc.5yrsno datano data
Seenu Sarma
Senior VP & Chief Procurement Officer of Cedar Fair Management Inc3.3yrsno datano data
Robert White
Chief Commercial Officerless than a yearno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: FUN's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Richard Zimmerman
$ 15.3m
Michelle Frymire
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management Inc.1.7yrsUS$243.37k0.0089%
$ 214.1k
David Olivet
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management Inc.11yrsUS$252.51k0.014%
$ 339.6k
Daniel Hanrahan
Independent Chairman of Cedar Fair Management Inc.12yrsUS$350.01k0.075%
$ 1.8m
Carlos Ruisanchez
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management Inc.5yrsUS$260.01k0.036%
$ 863.1k
Nina Barton
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management1.1yrsUS$142.58k0%
$ 0
Louis Carr
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management3.6yrsUS$246.04k0.00087%
$ 21.0k
Jennifer Mason
Independent Director of Cedar Fair Management Inc.1.7yrsUS$241.91k0.0089%
$ 214.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: FUN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).

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