Diplex Destinations Appoints Dean Gentile Vice President – Operations
Westfield, NJ (March 25, 2013)– Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. (NASDAQ CM: DCIN) (Digiplex) announces the appointment of Dean Gentile to the position of Vice President – Operations. In the newly created position, he reports to Chuck Goldwater, SVP. Gentile joined Digiplex in 2010 and has had principal operating responsibility for the circuit’s multiplex cinema locations in Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
“Dean’s knowledge and experience with virtually every aspect of theater operations including revenue enhancement, expense management, loss prevention, training, safety and guest services make him a crucial member of the Digiplex management team,” said Bud Mayo, Digiplex Chairman and CEO. “As Digiplex executes its aggressive expansion strategy into the top 100 U.S. markets, his skills and ability to connect with and motivate our growing employee population is vital.” In his new role, Gentile will oversee operations of 18 all-digital cinemas with a total of 178 screens located in Arizona, California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. He will also be instrumental in the integration of additional cinemas in the Digiplex acquisition pipeline.
Prior to joining Digiplex, he had been an independent theater operator and held various responsibilities over 20 years with major motion picture exhibitors Regal Cinemas, Crown Theatres and Clearview Cinemas. Dean Gentile and his family reside in Rockland County, New York.
About Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. (www.digiplexdest.com)
Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. is dedicated to transforming its movie theaters into interactive entertainment centers. The Company provides consumers with uniquely satisfying experiences, combining state-of-the-art digital technology with engaging, dynamic content that far transcends traditional cinematic fare. The Company’s customers enjoy live sports events, concerts, conferences, operas, videogames, auctions, fashion shows and, on an ongoing basis, the very best major motion pictures. You can connect with Digiplex via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Blogger. Digiplex also presents DigiNext, a specialty content joint venture (with Nehst Studios) featuring curated content from film festivals around the world. DigiNext releases typically include innovative live Q&A sessions between the audience and cast members.