Tom Mehrmann is President & CEO – Universal Studios Resort Beijing China.
Former Ocean Park CEO Tom Mehrmann will play a lead role in the development of the CN¥50bn (US$7.4bn, €6.65bn, £6bn) Universal Beijing, after being named president and general manager for the upcoming theme park and resort.
Mehrmann, who has held senior roles across the attractions industry, led Ocean Park’s HK$5.5bn (US$709m, €672m, £568m) master redevelopment plan during his 13-year stint also increasing attendance from less than three million visitors to more than 7.8 million by 2014/2015.
Prior to joining Ocean Parl, Mehrmann was vice president and general manager of both Warner Bros Movie World Madrid and Six Flags, and spent 21 years competing against Disney as vice president of park operations and entertainment for Knott’s Berry Farm. In 2016, he founded Themed Advisors – a company providing professional advisory services for themed attraction development and operation.