SeaWorld Dumps Its CEO: Don't Just Blame Blackfish

Jim Atchison
Photographer: Katie Orlinsky/Bloomberg Businessweek
Soon after the news hit this afternoon that Jim Atchison, chief executive officer of SeaWorld Entertainment, lost his job effective Jan. 15, 2015, animal activists took to Twitter to gloat. ”Seaworld is going down!” tweeted the slightly less-than-compassionate Compassion 4 Animals blog, while the Orca Project kept it simple: “Hooray!”

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