AMSTERDAM, JUNE 27, 2011 — Harkness Screens (CineEurope Booth 212), the world's leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Mitchell as Marketing Services Manager.
Mr. Mitchell joins Harkness Screens with over a decade of commercial marketing experience across various industry sectors including recruitment, education and construction.
In his new position, Mr. Mitchell will be responsible for managing and developing the Harkness brand, creating integrated marketing programs, building and initiating strategic customer and industry partnerships and building new markets.
“Richard comes to Harkness Screens with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience in marketing and is a welcomed addition to our team,” says Andrew Robinson, Managing Director, Harkness Screens. “In his new role, Richard will work across the entire marketing mix to help us continue to grow the Harkness brand, introduce new products and services and reinforce our commitment to the cinema and Pro AV markets around the globe.”
Mr. Mitchell will also be responsible for developing and cultivating relationships with service providers, such as creative agencies and event organisers.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Mitchell spent the past six years working for Excitech Ltd, the UK's leading provider of design technology and solutions to the construction and facilities management industries.
About Harkness ScreensHarkness Screens is the world's leading manufacturer of large projection screens. Thousands of screens are supplied every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications. Founded in 1929, Harkness has screens in place in over 60 countries. With its corporate office located in Ireland and other offices and factories located in the UK, France, Beijing, Canada and Fredericksburg, VA, Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology to provide innovative solutions to the company's key markets worldwide. For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.