Waterville Valley Resort Wishes Happy Trails To Governor-Elect Chris Sununu 

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Waterville Valley Resort, NH – Waterville Valley Resort announces that Chris Sununu will resign as CEO of Waterville Valley Resort and relinquish his position on the Board of Directors, effective Dec. 31, 2016 in preparation for his gubernatorial term beginning Jan. 4, 2017.

Tim Smith is promoted to president and general manager to extend his fiduciary responsibilities. Tim Smith will report to the Waterville Valley Holdings Board of Directors.

Chris Sununu expressed his feelings about leaving: “It has been an honor to build and work with this team at Waterville Valley Resort. I am very excited to see them continue to succeed. We have great guests and a charming destination. You can bet I’ll be looking forward to skiing Waterville Valley with my family for years to come.”

While serving Waterville Valley Resort as CEO since October of 2010 as well as General Manager in 2013-2015, Chris Sununu has been the primary catalyst toward the rejuvenation of Waterville Valley Resort. During his tenure, Sununu has led the way to building an effective and efficient business model while investing in business and community growth as seen in the renewed summer business, the investments in work force housing, and the Resort’s first expansion in over 30 years.

Waterville Valley is excited for and proud of Chris Sununu’s endeavor to serve the people of New Hampshire with the same dedication, passion, optimism, and drive that he brought to Waterville Valley Resort. The Sununu family will continue to be actively involved in the Waterville Valley Resort Board of Directors.


Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained four season resort. Known as New Hampshire’s Family Resort, it features 265 skiable acres with an altitude of 4,004 feet and vertical drop of 2,020 feet, 60 trails, and 11 lifts. This year Waterville Valley Resort opens Green Peak Expansion, the first Resort’s expansion in more than 30 years and the only one on the East Coast. Lodging options include country inns, condominiums and all-suite hotels. For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit waterville.com.

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