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Six Flags appoints new CEO

Siz Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX) said Monday that Selim Bassoul, the theme park company's former non-executive chairman of the board, has been appointed chief executive, effective immediately. He succeeds Michael Spanos, who is stepping down after two years. Bassoul will continue to serve as a board member, and Ben Baldanza, a board director and former CEO of Spirit Airlines Inc. (SAVE), has been elected the company's new non-executive chairman of the board. Six Flags stock has gained 19% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index is up 24.7% for the period.

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11-15-21 0732ET

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