President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gamble has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2022. Mr. Gamble has been our President since July 28, 2021 and our Chief Operating Officer since January 2018. Mr. Gamble was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2014 until he became our CEO in 2022. Prior to joining Cinemark, Mr. Gamble worked for the Comcast Corporation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Universal Pictures within NBCUniversal from February 2009 to April 2014. He joined Comcast after 15 years at the General Electric Company where he held multiple senior leadership positions, including CFO of GE Oil & Gas’ equipment business based in Florence, Italy from May 2007 to January 2009.
Executive Vice President; General Counsel; Secretary
Michael Cavalier has served as Executive Vice President-General Counsel since February 2014, as Senior Vice President-General Counsel from January 2006 until February 2014, as Vice President-General Counsel from August 1999 until January 2006, as Assistant Secretary from May 2001 until December 2003 and as Secretary since December 2003. From July 1997 until July 1999, Mr. Cavalier was General Counsel of our Company and from July 1993 until July 1997 was Associate General Counsel.
President of International
Valmir Fernandes has served as our President of Cinemark International, L.L.C. since March 2007 and has been with Cinemark for more than 20 years.
Chief Financial Officer
Melissa Thomas has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2021. Prior to joining Cinemark, Ms. Thomas served as Chief Financial Officer for Groupon since August 2019, having previously served as Groupon’s Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer, and Vice President of Commercial Finance prior to that. Before joining Groupon, she held a diverse range of senior finance positions within Surgical Care Affiliates and Orbitz.