KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced that CEO Amy Miles is the recipient of a major industry honor for excellence among theatre operators. The 2013 Marquee Award from the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) recognizes outstanding achievement, commitment and service to the movie industry. The award was given to Regal’s CEO at CinemaCon, the largest theatre convention with more than 5,000 industry members in attendance.
“The Marquee Award is a tremendous honor to receive from my peers. And I am so proud of it because this award represents the many successes and accomplishments made possible by the entire Regal team,” stated Amy Miles, CEO of Regal Entertainment Group. “It’s rewarding to know that the NATO membership wants to recognize Regal’s leadership with this award.”
"With intellect, integrity and grace, Amy Miles guides the world's largest cinema company to profitability and growth,” stated John Fithian, President and CEO of NATO. “She also plays a substantial leadership role within NATO and the movie industry at large. We couldn't be more thrilled to honor her at our convention."
Miles received the award on Tuesday, April 16 at CinemaCon. Jeff Blake, Vice Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment presented the award and described her as “one of the premiere executives in our business.” The ceremony was followed by addresses from MPAA Chairman Senator Chris Dodd and NATO President and CEO, John Fithian.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,367 screens in 580 locations in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of March 29, 2013. The Company operates theatres in 46 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.REGmovies.com.