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Susan Vargo to lead Nickelodeon attractions as new global live entertainment VP
POSTED 11 Oct 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
Nickelodeon has appointed the former executive producer of the SpongeBob SquarePants musical, Susan Vargo, as its VP of global live entertainment.

In her new role, Vargo will oversee entertainment programmes for the brand’s resorts, theme parks and attractions around the worldwide.

Attractions under Vargo’s supervision will include the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya, set to open in Mexico in 2019; the Nickelodeon Universe indoor theme park at the Mall of America in the US; the Nickelodeon Land at Parque de Atracciones theme park in Spain; and the Nickelodeon Land at Pleasure Beach theme park in the UK.

The production of all major Nickelodeon ticketed and select non-ticketed stage shows will also be part of Vargo’s remit in the position.

Vargo has previously worked as a company manager for Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam as well as the Broadway and US tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

She will be based in London and will continue her work on the SpongeBob SquarePants musical as it prepares to tour the US from Q3 2019.
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Susan Vargo to lead Nickelodeon attractions as new global live entertainment VP
POSTED 11 Oct 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
Nickelodeon has appointed the former executive producer of the SpongeBob SquarePants musical, Susan Vargo, as its VP of global live entertainment.

In her new role, Vargo will oversee entertainment programmes for the brand’s resorts, theme parks and attractions around the worldwide.

Attractions under Vargo’s supervision will include the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya, set to open in Mexico in 2019; the Nickelodeon Universe indoor theme park at the Mall of America in the US; the Nickelodeon Land at Parque de Atracciones theme park in Spain; and the Nickelodeon Land at Pleasure Beach theme park in the UK.

The production of all major Nickelodeon ticketed and select non-ticketed stage shows will also be part of Vargo’s remit in the position.

Vargo has previously worked as a company manager for Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam as well as the Broadway and US tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

She will be based in London and will continue her work on the SpongeBob SquarePants musical as it prepares to tour the US from Q3 2019.
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Job location: Oxford, UK
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Salary: Up to £65,000
Job location: Derbyshire, UK
Attraction Operations Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Tempe, Arizona, USA
Customer Relationship Manager
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Sydney NSW, Australia
Regional HSS Manager (Asia)
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Shanghai, China
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Salary: Circa £42,000 per annum
Job location: Halifax, UK
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