Cinepolis CEO Alejandro Ramirez Magana will be feted with the Intl. Achievement Award at ShowEast.
Nod will be presented Oct. 15 at the Orlando Marriott at the exhibitor confab’s Intl. Day Awards ceremony. Past winners include Francisco A. Gonzalez Sr. and MMCinema; Munir Falah and Cine Colombia; and Time Warner and Cinemark Intl.
Cinepolis is the largest exhib in Latin America, with 1,634 screens in 176 theaters in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and El Salvador.
Ramirez has worked for the World Bank and for the United Nations Development Program in the areas of poverty and human development. He’s also president of the Morelia Film Festival in Mexico.