CYPRESS, CA – (April 14, 2005) – Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for Business Products, Entertainment Solutions and Visual Environments, announces the promotion of Gary Fuller to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Products. Fuller’s new role is part of Christie’s strategic initiatives to consolidate the fixed installation and rental/staging product lines into a larger business unit, focused on better addressing the needs of customers. Fuller, a 30-year veteran of the A/V industry, will oversee global development of new product lines, drive sales and distribution strategies, and strengthen Christie’s commitment to customer support and service.
“Digital display technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, offering customers wider options,” Fuller noted. “Christie’s strength in the marketplace is in its exceptional range of display systems and services that allow us to provide purpose-built solutions that meet our customers’ specific needs and budgets. I look forward to expanding Christie’s success in the industry by offering superior performance, value, and service to customers at every level.”
“With Christie coming off a strong year of growth, we are poised to build on this momentum. Gary’s appointment is important to ensuring our continued success in the business presentations arena,” said Jack Kline, President and COO. “Since coming onboard, Gary has been instrumental in the success of our large venue projection solutions. His expertise and knowledge of the needs of the A/V customer will be invaluable in helping Christie further penetrate this growing market.”
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 www.christiedigital.com.