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Chuck E. Cheese Taps Six Flags Veteran for COO Role

Chuck E. Cheese Entertainment introduced Mario Centola as executive vice president and chief operating officer of international operations and Chuck E. Cheese worldwide franchise development.

Mario Centola 2In his new role, Centola assumes responsibility for directing the company's growth internationally. His background includes serving as senior vice president of in-park services at Six Flags Entertainment, where he oversaw capital planning, engineering, maintenance, and commercial activities, inclusive of sales and corporate partnerships, per a release. He also led international development, overseeing the Six Flags Qiddiya Theme Park Project in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

CEC also named Adrienne Gonzalez its director of international marketing.

CEC Entertainment operates 86 Chuck E. Cheese locations across 18 countries.