A new role has been created for President and COO of Universal Parks & Resorts, Pacific Rim, and will be filled by Tom Mehrmann. Mehrmann will oversee Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, and Universal Beijing Resort (which he helped develop and open). Reporting to Tom will be J.L. Bonnier, President of Universal Studios Japan; Joe Hoskin, Executive Vice President, and General Manager, Universal Beijing Resort; and Scott Strobl in another new role as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Universal Studios Hollywood.
Current Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Universal Parks & Resorts Alice Norsworthy will become the President of Global Marketing. Norsworthy has been with Universal Parks & Resorts for 13 years and oversaw the grand opening marketing for Universal Beijing Resort.
Another new role, President of Universal Parks & Resorts New Ventures, will be filled by Page Thompson. Thompson is currently the President and COO of Universal Parks & Resorts – International.