Press Release

Christie Appoints Curt Blood Western U.S. Consultant Relations Manager

CYPRESS, CA – (June 12, 2007) – Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, announces the addition of Curt Blood as Western U.S. Consultant Relations Manager for Christie’s Business Products sales team.  Curt will be a primary resource and point-of-contact within the consultant, architect and engineering communities developing and supporting Christie’s consultant base on the west coast, including Alaska and Hawaii.   His strategic focus will be in identifying new avenues of growth and managing consultant relationships. 

“I am very excited to have Curt on board,” remarked Tony Barton, director of sales, Business Products at Christie.   “After a strong year of growth, we are poised to build on this momentum.  Curt’s expertise and knowledge of the needs of the consultant community will further enhance Christie’s U.S. presence and support for our broad product offerings.”

With over 30 years of experience in the consultant community, Curt brings industry contacts, technical expertise and diverse knowledge across the entire spectrum of the Pro AV marketplace.  He joins Christie from AMX Corporation where he spearheaded AMX’s consultant initiatives.  Prior to AMX, he held tenures at Sparling in Seattle, Washington as AV design consultant lead and project manager, and Avidex in Redmond, Washington as senior designer of their AV design group.

About Christie

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET™ networking devices.  For more information, visit