Paramount Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that Jane Cooper has been appointed president of Paramount Parks, the company’s theme park division.
Cooper, formerly executive vice president and general manger of the division’s Great America park in Santa Clara, succeeds Vicki Sutton, who retired in January.
Cooper joined Paramount in 1972 as a seasonal employee at the company’s Kings Island theme park in Cincinnati. She was named to her most recent posts in 1992.
Paramount Parks, based in Charlotte, N.C., operates five theme parks in the United States and Canada. Paramount Communications is a majority-owned subsidiary of New York-based Viacom Inc.