Cinema Expo Intl. has tapped Pathe theaters and managing director Lauge Nielsen with its international exhibitor of the year award. Nielsen, who joined Pathe in 1996, will accept the kudo on behalf of Pathe.
It is a great pleasure for Cinema Expo to be able to acknowledge and pay tribute to Pathe,” the confab’s managing director Robert Sunshine said in a statement. “Pathe has helped set new standards of excellence in exhibition and provides the very best state of the art theaters and multiplexes.”
Pathe reps the largest circuit in the Netherlands, with 12 locations in the country.
Past recipients have included major Blighty chains Odeon and Vue Entertainment, as well as CGR Cinemas, Kitag Cinema Group, Yelmo Cines and EuroPalaces.
This year’s confab will run June 21-24 in Amsterdam.