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Jack Kline promoted to chairman, president and CEO of Christie group

Feb 20, 2014

Kenji Hamashima, chairman, president and CEO of the Christie group of companies, will step down from his current role effective April 1, 2014.

 Jack Kline, president and COO of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., will assume the role of chairman, president and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies worldwide.



Hamashima will remain as chairman, president and CEO of the Christie holding company, Christie Digital Systems Inc., as well as Ushio America Inc. 


“For the past 14 years I have had the pleasure and privilege of serving alongside the dedicated staff of Christie worldwide, in our Christie group of companies, for which I am very grateful,” Hamashima said. “It has been an exciting time to help Christie grow to become a global leader in cinema and digital display solutions.”


Hamashima added, “For almost 35 years, Jack has devoted himself to growing Christie’s business and reputation for innovation, and I am confident that in assuming leadership of our operating companies across the globe, he will lead them to new heights of success.”


Jack Kline promoted to chairman, president and CEO of Christie group

Feb 20, 2014

Kenji Hamashima, chairman, president and CEO of the Christie group of companies, will step down from his current role effective April 1, 2014.

 Jack Kline, president and COO of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., will assume the role of chairman, president and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies worldwide.



Hamashima will remain as chairman, president and CEO of the Christie holding company, Christie Digital Systems Inc., as well as Ushio America Inc. 


“For the past 14 years I have had the pleasure and privilege of serving alongside the dedicated staff of Christie worldwide, in our Christie group of companies, for which I am very grateful,” Hamashima said. “It has been an exciting time to help Christie grow to become a global leader in cinema and digital display solutions.”


Hamashima added, “For almost 35 years, Jack has devoted himself to growing Christie’s business and reputation for innovation, and I am confident that in assuming leadership of our operating companies across the globe, he will lead them to new heights of success.”

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