PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2018--
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leading motion picture exhibitor,
announced today that Sean Gamble has been named Chief Operating Officer
in addition to his current role as Chief Financial Officer. Cinemark has
also expanded the leadership team with the appointment of Wanda Gierhart
to Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
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With Mr. Gamble’s Chief Operating Officer promotion he will take on
further responsibility for global content programming, business
development, purchasing and investor relations, while maintaining
oversight for Cinemark’s financial operations, information technology
and advanced analytics.
Mr. Gamble has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer for Cinemark since August 2014. Prior to joining Cinemark, Mr.
Gamble worked for the Comcast Corporation as Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of Universal Pictures within NBCUniversal.
He also held multiple senior leadership positions within the General
Electric Company. Mr. Gamble graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bucknell
University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
"Sean has proven himself to be an outstanding partner in overseeing the
Company’s financial direction, operational execution, strategic vision
and growth initiatives," stated Mark Zoradi, Chief Executive Officer.
"He has been deeply involved in the Company’s cross-departmental
business decisions and has added tremendous value with his extensive
financial and operational education and experience. We are thrilled to
recognize his significant contributions with this promotion.”
Mr. Zoradi continued, “We are also incredibly pleased to welcome Wanda
to our Cinemark family and executive leadership team. Wanda’s extensive
retail marketing background will provide great insights and augment the
strength of our global marketing organization.”
Ms. Gierhart is a thought-leader in customer engagement strategies and
has been named as a “Top Woman in Cross-Channel Retailing” and as Brand
Innovators “Top 50 Women in Brand Marketing.” She played a key role in
driving the Omni-Channel strategic vision and subsequent transformation
of the NMG brand by enabling a customer to shop any time and from any
mobile device. She has also been recognized for her ability to drive a
brand, engage audiences and positively impact customer behavior.
Before joining Cinemark, Ms. Gierhart served as Chief Marketing Officer
for several organizations, including Neiman Marcus Group, Design Within
Reach and Limited Brands. Ms. Gierhart has executive leadership
experience as President and CEO of TravelSmith. Wanda holds a Bachelor
of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Nebraska.
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture
exhibitor, operating 533 theatres with 5,957 screens in 41 U.S. states,
Brazil, Argentina, and 13 other Latin American countries as of September
30, 2017. For more information, please visit investors.cinemark.com.
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