SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday said it appointed Marc G. Swanson the company's interim chief financial officer effective June 1. Swanson succeeds James H. Heaney, who returned to the cruise industry, SeaWorld said. Swanson had served as the theme park's chief accounting officer since 2012. Shares of SeaWorld rose 1.3% in late trading Tuesday after ending the regular session down 1.2%. SeaWorld has been under pressure from negative media attention and animal-rights groups over its treatment of captive killer whales.
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