Appointment of 35 Years Industry Executive Reflects Ballantyne's Commitment to Digital Cinema Long-term Growth Strategy
DCinemaToday wrote:John P. Wilmers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ballantyne, commented, "The industry's transition to digital cinema is continuing to gain momentum and Ballantyne is well positioned to participate as the transition occurs...we believe he is uniquely qualified to lead our efforts in bringing digital cinema to the marketplace which includes more than 37,000 movie screens in North America. In addition to his digital responsibilities John will oversee our planned service network that will both add value for client's digital cinema installations and create a new revenue source for the company."
Ballantyne is a leading U.S. supplier of commercial motion picture equipment including digital cinema and in-theater advertising products. The Company also supplies specialty projection equipment utilized by major theater chains and location-based entertainment providers and manufactures specialty entertainment lighting products used at top arenas, television and motion picture production studios, theme parks and architectural sites around the world.