Lee Roy Mitchell
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Mitchell is the founder of the Company. He has served as Executive Chairman of the Board since March 1996 and as a director since our inception in 1987. Mr. Mitchell has been engaged in the theatrical exhibition business for over 50 years. His depth of experience in the theatrical exhibition industry has been invaluable to the Board. Additionally, Mr. Mitchell brings a long-term industry perspective and leadership experience to the Board. Mr. Mitchell also has previous experience serving on the board of National CineMedia, Inc., a publicly traded company.
Since its inception in 2010, Mr. Sepulveda has been the Chairman of the board of directors of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Triumph Bancorp, NASDAQ: TBK), a financial holding company offering a diversified line of payments, factoring, and banking services. Prior to Triumph Bancorp, Mr. Sepulveda was the President and CEO of Interstate Battery System International, Inc. (Interstate Batteries), supplying automotive, commercial and industrial batteries, from 2004 until 2013 and its Executive Vice President from 1993 until 2004. Prior to joining Interstate Battery, Mr. Sepulveda was an audit partner with the accounting firm of KPMG LLP in Austin, New York and San Francisco for 11 years. Mr. Sepulveda also has experience serving on the following public company boards: Triumph Bancorp, Inc.; Matador Resources Company (2013-2017).
Since September 2021, Ms. Antonellis has served as an executive advisor to Amdocs Inc., a publicly-traded leading software and services provider to communications and media companies. From January 2014 to August 2021, Ms. Antonellis was CEO of Vubiquity, Inc., a subsidiary of Amdocs Inc. From June 1998 until December 2013, Ms. Antonellis held numerous positions at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., (a Time Warner company) including President of Technical Operations and Chief Technology Officer. Ms. Antonellis also has experience serving on the board of Xperi, a publicly traded company.
Mr. Chereskin is President of Profile Capital Management LLC (Profile Management), an investment management firm, which he founded in October 2009. Prior to founding Profile Management, Mr. Chereskin was a Managing Director and Member of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, from 1993 until October 2009, having co-founded the firm in 1993. Mr. Chereskin also has experience serving on the following public company boards: CDW, Corporation; Boulder Brands, Inc. (2013-2016).
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.
Ms. Loewe has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Weyerhaueser Company, one of the world’s largest private owners of timberlands, since February 2021. Prior to that, Ms. Loewe was a Senior Vice President - Finance of Visa, Inc. (Visa), a multinational financial services corporation, since M a r c h 2019. Prior to Visa, Ms. Loewe served as the CFO for Kimberly-Clark International and prior to that she was the Chief Strategy Officer and Global Treasurer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a multinational personal care corporation. She has also served as Vice President and CFO of Frito Lay North America. Additionally, Ms. Loewe held numerous positions during her 20-year tenure at GE, inside and outside the U.S., including Vice President - Strategic Transactions & Cash, as well as CFO for varying business units, such as Plastics Asia, Healthcare, and Consumer & Industrial.
Mr. Rosenberg is the Manager of SPR Ventures Inc., a private investment firm he founded in 1997. He was the President of SPR Packaging LLC, a manufacturer of flexible packaging, from 2006 to 2018. Mr. Rosenberg also has experience serving on the following public company boards: Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc.; PRGX Global, Inc (2007-2014).
Mr. Senior is a Managing Director of Allen & Company LLC, a boutique investment bank, and has been employed by the firm since 1972. He has served as a financial advisor to several corporations including CocaCola Company, General Electric, CapCities/ABC, Columbia Pictures Tri-Star Pictures and other entertainment companies. Mr. Senior also has experience serving on the following public company boards: Group Televisa S.A.B.; Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.; Femsa S.A. de C.V.; Univision Communications.
Mr. Syufy began working for Century Theatres, Inc. (Century Theatres), a regional movie exhibitor, in 1977, and held positions in each of the major departments within Century Theatres. In 1994, Mr. Syufy was named President of Century Theatres and was later appointed CEO and Chairman of the board of directors of Century Theatres. Mr. Syufy resigned as an officer and director of Century Theatres upon the consummation of our acquisition of Century Theatres in 2006. Since then, Mr. Syufy has presided as CEO of Syufy Enterprises, Inc. (Syufy Enterprises) a retail and real estate holding company with operations in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. Mr. Syufy is currently the Chairman of National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) of California and Nevada.
Ms. Vaca is the founder, Chairman and CEO of the Pinnacle Group of companies, including Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc. (together, Pinnacle) and Vaca Industries, Inc. Founded in 1996, Pinnacle is an information technology services and solutions provider. Ms. Vaca also has experience serving on the following public company boards: Comerica, Inc.; Kohl’s, Corp.
Mr. Zoradi served as our CEO from August 2015 to December 31, 2021. Mr. Zoradi spent 30 years at The Walt Disney Company, a major motion picture studio, including serving as the President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Group. Prior to that, Mr. Zoradi served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility with The Walt Disney Company, including as the General Manager of Buena Vista Television and President of Buena Vista International with responsibility for the international theatrical and home entertainment marketing and distribution of Disney, Touchstone and Pixar films. Mr. Zoradi also served as the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Dick Cook Studios from January 2011 until July 2014 and the COO of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. from August 2014 until January 2015. Mr. Zoradi also has experience serving on the board of National CineMedia, Inc., a publicly traded company.