Kenneth J. Wagener | Vice President of Business Development

Kenny Wagener started in the theme park business in 1976 working in Retail and later, Group Sales. He has experience in many leisure and themed entertainment projects working in training, operations, and marketing. He served as General Manager for a first—of–its–kind–indoor theme park in Hong Kong. As General Manager at several venues he brings a broad background of experience to projects for ProFun Management Group.

Kenny's background includes Marriott, General Growth Management, EXPO 86 - the world's expsotion in Canada, Chuck E. Cheese's, Whimsy International, Iwerks Entertainment, Mystic Seaport, Hershey Museum, and Please Touch Children's Museum in Philadelphia. He has worked on the opening team of over a dozen themed attractions.

For ProFun Management Group he contributed onsite at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa assisting with marketing, operations, and administration. Kenny was project director on Daytona Lagoon responsible for developing budgets, and scheduling of refurbishment and pre–opening phases. He also oversaw all marketing and operations activity for the historic Daytona Beach Pier and was instrumental in the successful transition of handing the property over to new ownership. Most recently, Kenny was a member of the Grand Opening operations team for Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
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