HE&R Names Vice President, Information Technology
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Names Vice President, Information Technology
Company Appoints Greg Klopp to New Position
Hershey, PA – October 17, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) approved the promotion of Greg Klopp to Vice President, Information Technology (IT), and his appointment to the company’s Executive Committee effective immediately. Klopp, a 19-year veteran of the company, will continue reporting directly to Dave Lavery, Chief Financial Officer.
“Greg has demonstrated the importance of the elevated integration of IT in both our employee and guest experiences. Like many companies, HE&R sees technology as a key component to help facilitate efficiency and responsiveness throughout the organization. Importantly, our enhanced focus on IT initiatives allows us to better meet our guests’ desire for a fully immersive experience across the destination,” said Dave Lavery, Chief Financial Officer, HE&R. “Under Greg’s leadership, we look forward to the continued evolution and synthesis of our IT team throughout our company.”
During his tenure with HE&R, Klopp has served in a variety of roles including Data Center Manager, Director of Technical Services, and most recently, Managing Director of Information Technology. “I am very grateful for this opportunity during such an incredibly exciting time at HE&R. I am eager to further collaboration with our dedicated teams across the organization to create innovative approaches to servicing our employees and guests,” said Greg Klopp, Vice President of Information Technology. “I am also very proud to work for a company that supports Milton Hershey School and encourages the values of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, while providing unique and memorable experiences for our guests.”
A native of Annville, PA, Klopp earned a bachelor's degree from Millersville University and is completing the Chief Information Officer Certification program at the Heinz School of Business through Carnegie Mellon University. Klopp is active in a number of community groups and professional organizations, including his service on the Board of Directors for The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC).
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About HE&R: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company dedicated to preserving the legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Founded in 1927 by Milton S. Hershey, HE&R and its subsidiaries own and/or operate the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, Hersheypark Arena & Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey Club, Giant Center arena, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Hersheypark Camping Resort, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, MeltSpa by Hershey, Hershey Country Club and Hershey Golf Collection, Hershey Nursery, and Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning. For additional information about HE&R, visit www.HersheyPA.com.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is proud to help fulfill the dream of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, by providing value to Milton Hershey School® in its mission of helping students lead happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives - just as Mr. Hershey intended. Learn more at mhskids.org.