Jack Kline Named Chairman, President and CEO of Christie Worldwide

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Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:02 -- Nick Dager

Jack Kline to become chairman, president and CEO of Christie worldwide.Christie today announced that Kenji Hamashima, chairman, president and CEO of the Christie group of companies will step down from his current role effective April 1 and that Jack Kline, president and COO, Christie Digital Systems USA will assume the role of chairman, president and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies, worldwide.

Hamashima will remain as chairman, president and CEO of the Christie holding company, Christie Digital Systems as well as Ushio America.

“For the past 14 years I have had the pleasure and privilege of serving alongside the dedicated staff of Christie worldwide, in our Christie group of companies, for which I am very grateful,” Hamashima said. “It has been an exciting time to help Christie grow to become a global leader in cinema and digital display solutions. For almost 35 years, Jack has devoted himself to growing Christie’s business and reputation for innovation, and I am confident that in assuming leadership of our operating companies across the globe, he will lead them to new heights of success.”

Christie Digital Systems www.christiedigital.com