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Regal Parent Cineworld Rounds Out Leadership Team Under CEO Eduardo Acuna

Cineworld Group, the world’s second largest theater circuit, said today it’s completed its executive team following the 2023 appointment of CEO Eduardo Acuna after the company emerged from bankruptcy.

Thomas Song of Dine Brands and Aimbridge Hospitality joined as CFO last December. Since then, Cineworld has tapped former Warner Bros. Discovery executive Ben Hill as head of HR and John Henrich as general counsel. Javier Sotomayor joins from Cinepolis as president of Cineworld International. John Curry is promoted to SVP, Commercial.

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“With their combined industry experience, leadership and communication skills, we are well-positioned to lead the best team in exhibition driving growth and success for Cineworld Group on a global level, Acuna said.

Hill worked across most divisions of the company that is now Warner Bros. Discovery, including Warner Bros. Motion Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, HBO, and CNN leading programs in talent acquisition, organizational development, talent management, compensation, benefits, DEI, culture, and employee engagement.

Henrich was most recently SVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Sally Beauty Holdings.

Sotomayor has 25+ years of global experience in start-ups, marketing, business development, supply chain, and strategic planning in the industries of retail, entertainment, and financial services.

Curry was most recently Regal’s SVP of Food Services.

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