Press Release

Christie Names George Tsintzouras Senior Product Manager, Business Products

Extensive Optics and Project Management Skills Ensure Christie Product Advancements

CYPRESS, CA – (September 11, 2006) – Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, has named George Tsintzouras its new Senior Product Manager for Christie’s Business Products division.   George’s long tenure at Christie and his extensive optical design and technical expertise will be invaluable as Christie further penetrates the growing business applications market.

Since joining Christie in 1996, George has held pivotal roles in the design and development of Christie’s breakthrough technologies that include the first 3-Chip DLP® projector ever built, the Christie Roadster series of high brightness projectors for the Rental/Staging market, and an innovative dual lamp coupling system for mission critical control rooms.  George has led many teams that successfully delivered complex systems to Christie customers and expanded the company’s product offerings.  Most recently, George led various projects for Christie’s Visual Environments group in the development of new control room and rear projection display systems.  In his new position, George will be responsible for product management of Christie’s 3-Chip DLP projectors, which are used primarily for houses of worship, Rental/Staging, large venues, corporate events, government applications, and sporting events.

“Our strongest resources are the knowledge, skills, and commitment of our people,” observed Gary Fuller, vice president of Business Products at Christie.  “George’s unparalleled technical acuity, dedication and leadership abilities will help drive Christie to the next level of customer-centric display solutions.” 

George has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics (B.Sc.) from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the internationally recognized Project Management Institute (PMI®) and holds a Masters certificate in Project Management from the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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 www.christiedigital.com.

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