Kinepolis Group: Marie-Suzanne Bert-Vereecke resigns as Director

Mrs. Marie-Suzanne Bert-Vereecke, founding Director and Honorary President, will resign her seat as Director of Kinepolis Group on 31 December 2011 on reaching the age of 80.  

Together with her lamented husband Mr. Albert Bert and her sister Mrs. Marie-Rose Claeys-Vereecke, Mrs. Bert was closely associated with the building up of Kinepolis Group as from its formation, and can look back on a long and successful career.

The Board of Directors wishes to thank Mrs. Bert on behalf of the company for her important contribution to the development of Kinepolis Group.

Mrs. Bert will not be succeeded in the Board of Directors.

Actual composition of the Board of Directors:

About Kinepolis

Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 63 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of Canadian movie theatre group Landmark Cinemas and American movie theatre group MJR Theatres, Kinepolis also operates 36 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 109 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,131 screens and more than 200,000 seats. Kinepolis’ employees are all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. 

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