Motiongate Dubai appoints Universal Studios veteran as general manager

Motiongate Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, has announced the appointment of John Hallenbeck as the general manager overseeing the Hollywood-inspired theme park’s day-to-day operations.

Mr Hallenbeck, from the United States, has more than 25 years of experience in theme park operations, having worked with Universal Studios theme parks worldwide.

He worked as senior vice president of attractions at Universal Studios Singapore and marine life park, director of attractions operations at Universal Studios Florida, and various operations and management roles with Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Japan.

Motiongate Dubai is set to open on October 31.

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