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Biography PhotoJohn Odum
Senior Vice President, International Park Operations

John Odum was named Senior Vice President, International Park Operations for Six Flags in April 2014 and is responsible for the development and management of all properties outside the United States. Additionally he oversees the corporate design, engineering, maintenance, operations, aquatics, and entertainment functions for all parks. Mr. Odum began his career with Six Flags in 1974 where he held multiple supervisory and management positions within the areas of entertainment, rides, park services, security, admissions, food service, merchandise, games & attractions and finance. Additionally, Mr. Odum has served as the Park President in St. Louis, San Antonio and Atlanta. In 2003, he moved into an Executive Vice President role overseeing all operations for the 10 central division parks while also assuming company-wide responsibilities for maintenance, engineering and capital spending administration. In 2010, Mr. Odum assumed responsibility for managing all operating functions for Six Flags’ 10 East Coast properties as well as the oversight of operations, entertainment and design for all 18 parks in the Six Flags portfolio. Mr. Odum holds a B.S. in Business Management from Presbyterian College.