Press Release

New Christie Management Lineup Drives Product Development And Strategic Marketing Worldwide

Zoran Veselic, Senior Director of Product Management, and Kathryn Cress, Director, Global Marketing Programs, Steer Christie’s Global Product and Marketing Strategy

Cypress, CA – (July 8, 2003) – Christie Digital Systems, Inc., a pioneer and world leader in film and digital projection technology, announced the formation of new management teams to help develop innovative global strategies and marketing opportunities for Christie. The moves are part of Christie’s intensified focus on providing total visual solutions to a broad spectrum of industries, with emphasis on research and development, performance and reliability.

In his new role as Senior Director, Product Management, Zoran Veselic will be responsible for strategic product line direction including the creation of integrated solutions for a wide range of visual applications. As Director, Global Marketing Programs, Kathryn Cress will be responsible for strategic global marketing programs and branding initiatives for Christie’s expanding portfolio of systems, products and services. 

“Christie continues to extend its lead as a provider of advanced and integrated display systems and projection solutions worldwide,” said Jack Kline, President and COO of Christie USA.  “Zoran Veselic and his team will concentrate on developing new products and system solutions by adopting core technologies for a rapidly changing global marketplace. Kathryn Cress along with her team will be instrumental in building upon Christie’s reputation as a global leader in projection and display solutions.”

Kline further stated, “Our success is underscored by inspired employees such as Veselic and Cress, who consistently anticipate marketplace demands with support and services that allow us to continue to be strategic partners for our customers worldwide.”

Veselic brings 16 years of engineering, marketing and management expertise. At Christie, he has held positions as Senior Product Manager, Senior Test Engineer and Market Development Engineer. He holds a professional engineering designation from the Association of Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada. Cress brings 15 years of marketing and communications expertise in the software and services industries. Since joining Christie three years ago, she has held the position of Senior Manager, Global Branding and Marketing Programs.


About Christie

Christie is a world leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and media used by world-class organizations for diverse applications. Christie is the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies including 35mm film projectors, digital cinema projectors, DLP™ and LCD projectors, rear screen projection modules and cubes, wall display controllers, networking solutions, plasma displays and cutting edge technologies such as immersive 3D, virtual reality and simulation. With expertise in professional projection systems since 1979 and film projection dating back to 1929, Christie has over 50,000 projectors installed in over 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.