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Clark Williams appointed Executive Vice President for Christie to head new Content Management and Processing (CMP) group

Industry visionary will build on the success of Christie’s content management and processing portfolios

CYPRESS, Calif. – (October 21, 2016) – Christie®, the global leader in helping customers create the world’s best shared experiences, today announced that Clark Williams has been appointed Executive Vice President in charge of a new Christie team, Content Management and Processing (CMP).

Building on the product and customer successes of Christie’s content management and image processing portfolios, CMP will unite Christie’s engineering and product management resources associated with its content management and processing products – including Christie Spyder, Christie Phoenix, Christie Brio and Christie Pandoras Box – under one team. The new team will deliver enhanced focus and alignment of Christie’s considerable human resources and capital investments associated with content management and processing, to meet growing customer needs and expectations for unified, application-specific solutions.

CMP engineering and product management staff in Kitchener, Ontario; Phoenix, Arizona and Cologne, Germany will be led by Williams, who is re-joining Christie following a successful consulting period. Prior to that, he was president of Vista Controls Systems, which was acquired by Christie in 2007 and which Williams headed for several years at Christie.

Also part of Williams’s team is Victor Vettorello, who is well-known to the market for his tenures at Christie and Vista Controls Systems. He rejoins Christie as Senior Applications Specialist for the upcoming Christie Spyder X80 debut.

“Our new group will enhance the worldwide reputation of Christie products as game-changers by offering decades of knowledge and hands-on experience with the project-specific solutions that customers demand,” said Clark Williams. “By expanding the types of applications customers can achieve with our existing products and our much-anticipated upcoming products, CMP will accelerate the number and range of customer applications for Christie’s renowned content management and processing tools. I’m looking forward to leading my new team in delighting customers and growing Christie’s business.”

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Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit

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