The Ymagis Group has appointed Maxime Rigaud general manager of exhibitor services for France, Switzerland and Africa. The announcement follows the group’s purchase statement on March 25 of the French company R2D1, which is specialized in the installation and maintenance of digital cinema equipment.
Reiner Doetzkies has joined GDC Technology as vice president of technology development, worldwide.
Screenvision has announced seven changes to its sales and marketing team.
Quantel and Snell have named Tim Felstead head of product marketing. In his new position, Felstead will play a key role in ensuring that the Quantel and Snell product range is positioned and aligned with market requirements.
Christie has promoted two of its senior sales and business development team. George Scheckel is now Senior Director of Entertainment Solutions – Americas. Bryan Boehme is now Director of Location Based Entertainment - Americas.
Broad Green Pictures has named Travis Reid president of theatrical distribution. Reid will oversee theatrical distribution of both the company’s specialty and wide releases, handling theatrical sales, exhibitor relations, in-theater marketing and all associated operations.
Digital Cinema Media has promoted Zoe Jones to marketing and insight director. Jones will lead the newly joined marketing and insight teams which look at how brands can inform customers’ decisions.
Digital Domain has announced that Tiffani Manabat has been named vice president, advertising and games. She will oversee operations, sales and marketing and will report to Rich Flier, president of advertising and games.
On Friday after the stock market had closed Screenvision announced that Travis Reid is stepping down from his position as CEO as a result of a personal decision to return home to California and pursue an undisclosed new career opportunity. The decision came just days after Screenvision’s successful Upfront event for advertisers.
Motion Picture Solutions has named Howard Kiedaisch CEO and chairman of the MPS Group. Kiedaisch takes up the role on May 1 after serving in a number of senior leadership positions in the international film industry. He joins the company after nine years as CEO of Arts Alliance Media; prior to that, he was CFO for Universal Pictures International.