Nickelodeon promotes Ron Hines as SVP, creative development

Nickelodeon has promoted Ron Hines as Global Experience Design creative development, senior vice president. Hines will now report to Global Experience Design executive vice president for preschool brand creative and marketing, Anne Mullen. In his new role, Hines will lead a team of designers and art directors who work with partners to develop, produce and implement Nickelodeon licensed theme parks, waterparks, resorts, cruises, live entertainment productions, exhibits and corporate events. In his decades of design experience, Hines has helped bring to life Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America, as well as theme parks and waterparks in Europe, Asia and Australia. Based in Orlando, Florida, Hines will continue leading on two new Nickelodeon Universe projects currently under development at the American Dream Mall in New Jersey scheduled to open in 2019 and Mall of China in Chongqing scheduled to open in 2020. Prior to joining Nickelodeon’s experience design team in 2004, Hines worked with several other global brands including Universal, Hard Rock and AT&T.