SeaWorld executives get $6.8 million in stock options during coronavirus shutdown

Several SeaWorld executives promoted after the CEO abruptly resigned were given $6.8 million in stock options as more than 90% of all employees hit two weeks without getting a paycheck because of the coronavirus pandemic.

SeaWorld Entertainment, which is based in Orlando and runs 12 theme parks across the country, announced the increased executive compensation in an SEC filing Tuesday.

During the coronavirus pandemic that’s dealt a blow to the company, SeaWorld CEO Serge Rivera has resigned because of disagreements with his board.

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