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Cinedigm Names Larry McCourt Head of Software Sales and MarketingFormer Sony Executive Will Focus on Worldwide Software and Technology Opportunities (April 17, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12 -- Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) has named Larry McCourt Senior Vice President of Software and Sales Marketing. The former Sony executive will report to Cinedigm's President of Software, Jim Miller. Most recently, McCourt was the leading National Account Sales Manager with Sony Digital Cinema.
At Cinedigm, McCourt will be charged with expanding and strengthening a worldwide client base for the company's software products, including theatrical exhibitors and distributors, as well as intellectual property owners.
In addition to Sony, McCourt's years of experience in both exhibition and distribution include management positions at Nielsen/EDI, AMC Entertainment and ten years in theatrical sales and distribution at Savoy Pictures, Gramercy Pictures, Live Entertainment and Artisan Entertainment.
"The opportunity to grow Cinedigm's digital business internationally and to join an impressive leadership team is enormously appealing to me," said McCourt. "I enthusiastically look forward to helping Cinedigm continue to expand its core and emerging businesses."
"We are thrilled at the opportunity to work with a rare and talented executive such as Larry McCourt," said Jim Miller, president of Cinedigm software. "Over the past 15 years, our software group has created a solid portfolio of software applications which provide the perfect foundation for a new and powerful generation of digital technologies. Larry's insight and experience will help take our theatrical and media industry partners to unprecedented places."
Cinedigm is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country. Cinedigm's digital cinema deployment organization, state of the art distributor and exhibition software, and marketing and distribution platform for alternative content and independent films are a cornerstone of the digital cinema transformation. Cinedigm and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp are trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp www.cinedigm.com [CIDM-G]
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