Press Release

Christie Appoints Zoran Veselic Vice President, Visual Environments Group

Accelerates Product Development and Innovation, Establishing Dominance in Emerging Markets Worldwide

WATERLOO REGION, ON – (November 19, 2007) – Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Zoran Veselic to vice president, Visual Environments Group.  A driving force behind Christie’s world-class reputation for product excellence during his 13 years with the company, Veselic’s new role reflects Christie’s increased commitment to strengthening its product lines and solutions, accelerating innovation in advanced visualization/3D, simulation, and control rooms, and developing global strategies to increase penetration into emerging markets worldwide.

Veselic brings extensive knowledge of Christie product lines and diverse customer base, most recently as vice president of global quality.  He is widely recognized for a customer-centric approach to business that has contributed to Christie’s reputation for delivering quality, award-winning products and solutions backed by an unprecedented level of customer support. Working on several fronts, he will set market strategies and create new product and solution roadmaps for simulation, advanced visualization/3D, and control room customers globally.  Veselic and his team will help drive Christie’s system integration and fulfillment of complex visualization solutions and accelerate product development cycles to ensure a continuous influx of new products that leapfrog the competition.

“Zoran is responsible for some of Christie’s major developments in a wide range of markets.  For example, he helped introduce the renowned ‘Roadie’ series of powerful DLP® projectors that revolutionized the fixed installation and rental/staging markets,” notes Gerry Remers, president and COO, Christie Digital Systems Canada, Inc.  “As Christie’s international initiatives continue to accelerate, and our company achieves new industry milestones, Zoran will be an integral part of our continued success aggressively pursuing new opportunities and establishing our leadership worldwide.”

“As the leader in visual display solutions, Christie introduced the world’s first purpose-built DLP projection products and solutions for 3D/virtual reality, simulation, and control rooms,” observed Veselic.  “I am proud to be part of a team of world-class experts who consistently deliver the most innovative systems and solutions for visual environments.”

Veselic notes that in recent years Christie has taken the leadership as a system provider and integrator of complex visual displays, including multi-sided, immersive environments.  Christie’s TotalVIEW™ solutions have ushered in a new age of sophistication for medical, education, oil and gas exploration, and entertainment applications, as well applications in the manufacturing and government sectors.

 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 digital 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.  With its recent acquisition of Vista Controls Systems, Corp., Christie offers the most complete and advanced solutions for cinema, live venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.

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