Press Release

Christie Names Zoran Veselic Vice President, Global Quality

New Position Consolidates Quality Functions Across Organization, Addressing Christie’s Rapidly Expanding Global Presence

KITCHENER, ON – (April 11, 2005) – Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, announced the promotion of Zoran Veselic to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Quality.  The new position is part of Christie’s company-wide initiatives to strengthen the quality, performance and value of its products and services.  Veselic will address all quality aspects in Christie’s core ability to design and manufacture high performance projection solutions.

Veselic, who brings extensive experience within Christie, was previously senior director of the product management group.  With his strong strategic background, extensive knowledge of both the company’s product lines and wide-ranging customer base, Veselic brings a proven record of success in developing and executing a thorough strategy to meet the company’s industry-leading standards for excellence.  This position will include Quality Assurance and Customer Satisfaction as well as Design, Global Supplier and In-Process Quality.
 
Christie recently completed one of its most successful years with a record number of new product introductions.  It has also announced significant new customer wins worldwide that are helping to confirm the company’s leadership in film and digital projection technology.   As Vice President, Global Quality, Veselic will work closely with all aspects of product development and program delivery to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.

“Due to rapidly evolving technologies and the needs of customers, successful businesses must continuously adapt to market changes and consistently meet or exceed customers’ expectations,” said Veselic. 

“With his exceptional range of experience, Zoran is ideally positioned to implement best practices within the company to maintain our leadership status and strong customer service record,” said Gerry Remers, President and COO.  “I’m pleased to welcome Zoran to his new position and look forward to his help in developing new quality initiatives.”
 
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.