Proposal to appoint Ignace Van Doorselaere as an independent director of Kinepolis Group NV

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During the Ordinary General Meeting of 10 May 2017, the Board of Directors of Kinepolis Group NV will propose to appoint Mr Ignace Van Doorselaere, permanent representative of 4F EBVBA, as an independent director.

Ignace Van Doorselaere has had a successful career at AB-Inbev, where he occupied successively the positions of head of strategy and M&A, Managing Director of Inbev Netherlands, and VP for Western Europe. He then spent 12 years as CEO at the head of the listed company Van de Velde. He is the author of several management books and is a popular speaker. Recently, he took up the position of CEO at Neuhaus. His extensive international management experience and people-centred growth philosophy will make him a great asset on the Kinepolis Group 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 has56 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, Kinepolis also operates 45 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates111 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,081 screens and almost 200,000 seats. Kinepolis employs 4,600 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. 

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Kinepolis Group NV
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