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Alain Coiffier, Madrid Film Lab prexy, has added duties as Panavision director of operations for France and Spain, effective Dec. 1. He will report to Panavision’s European prexy, Dennis Noonan.

Jose Luis Acha, formerly the manager of lobbying group AITE, which works on behalf of services companies, has been named general manager of Madrid Film and will be responsible for day-to-day operations.

Coiffier joined Madrid Film as president in 1991 and increased its annual revenues tenfold by 2001, raising its local market share to an estimated 48%.

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