Shedd Aquarium Society

Shedd Aquarium Society

Shedd Aquarium Society

Overview
Date Founded

1924

Headquarters

1200 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, United States

Charitable Causes

Zoos & Aquariums

Employees (Worldwide)

717

Industries

Social Interest
Consumer Services

Company Description

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois in the United States that opened on May 30, 1930. The aquarium contains over 25,000 fish, and was for some time the largest indoor aquarium in the world with 5,000,000 US gallons (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) of water. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is surrounded by Museum Campus Chicago, which it shares with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. The aquarium has 2 million annual visitors; it was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. It contains 1500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for best exhibit from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004.

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Executives & Employees

Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, Secretary

Executive Vice President, Animal Care

Senior Vice President, Conservation Partnerships & Programs

Senior Vice President, Board Liaison & Organizational Governance

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships

Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Guest Relations

Vice President

Vice President

Vice President, Planning & Design

Board of Trustees

Chief Executive Officer at Zebra Technologies Corp.

Founder at Waud Capital Partners LLC

Partner at Mayer Brown LLP

Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President at CDW Corporation

Global Head of Investment Banking at William Blair & Company LLC

Former Group President, Worldwide Finishing at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Professional at RSG Underwriting Managers LLC

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees at Art Institute of Chicago

Former Managing Director & Partner in-Charge of Midwest Investment Banking at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Guest Relations at Shedd Aquarium Society

Key Stats and Financials As of 2016
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$55.1M
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