Universal Parks & Resorts recently named Mark Woodbury to the newly created role of Vice Chairman. Woodbury will continue to serve as President of Universal Creative. “Mark has been a driving force for creativity, innovation, growth and development” said Tom Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Universal Parks & Resorts. “As we continue our incredible journey, I am happy that Mark will be by my side, playing a vital role in shaping our future and leading the greatest creative team in the world.”
Woodbury has been with Universal for 28 years, helping to shape and develop the Universal theme park experience across the world. Both he and the Universal Creative team are recognized industry leaders for their role in creating compelling theme park entertainment and entire theme park destinations. Working with the world’s best film, television and entertainment talent, Woodbury has led a multidisciplinary team of professional designers, engineers, artists, planners, project managers, financial analysts, architects and more.
Their award-winning accomplishments include entire theme parks, such as Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Osaka – and, in the future, Universal Beijing and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Some of the top-rated attractions at Universal theme parks include Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D, Skull Island: Reign of Kong – and more.
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