Sean Gamble, the movie theater chain’s current CFO and COO, has been named as Zoradi’s successor and will assume the CEO role effective Jan. 1, 2022. Starting Wednesday, Gamble has been upped to president and will work closely with Zoradi over the next five months to ensure a smooth transition.
Zoradi, who previously ran distribution at Disney before taking the top post at Cinemark in 2015, will remain on the company’s board of directors until 2024.
“Serving as Cinemark’s CEO during the past six years has truly been the highlight of my career,” Zoradi said in a statement. “While I’ve been in the industry for more than four decades, the vast majority was spent on the studio side of the business. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed participating in all aspects of theatrical exhibition and will