Universal Parks & Resorts Taps NBCU Exec As President Of International Ops
ORLANDO, Fla. (September 24, 2013) – NBCUniversal announced today that Page Thompson has been named President – International Operations for Universal Parks & Resorts. He will oversee existing licensed relationships with Universal theme parks in Singapore and Japan and play a leadership role in the planning and operation of future Universal parks around the world. Thompson begins his new role in January and will report to Tom Williams, Chairman of Universal Parks & Resorts. He now serves as Executive Vice President – Strategic Integration for NBCUniversal. Previously, he served as president of The Golf Channel and as senior vice president and general manager of Video Services for Comcast Cable. Universal Parks & Resorts owns and operates theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. It also has license agreements with Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan and Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. UPR has also announced an indoor Universal Studios theme park to be developed as part of the Galactica Park project in Moscow.