- Everyman Media Group has appointed Crispin Lilly as chief executive. He will take up the position before the end of the year.

He will take over from Andrew Myers who, as previously announced, is leaving the business.

Myers will continue in his position until Lilly's arrival and the two will work together to ensure a smooth transition and an effective handover of duties. Lilly has been involved in cinema for 22 years having worked in various roles for MGM Cinemas, Virgin Cinemas, UGC Cinemas and, for the last ten years, with Cineworld Cinemas. He is currently vice-president of business affairs with Cineworld and for the last six years has looked after all aspects of commercial revenues including both the film and retail aspects of the business.

Everyman chairman Paul Wise said: "We are delighted that has Crispin has agreed to join us for what we expect to be an exciting period of growth for the business. His experience in UK Cinema is unparalleled and will be invaluable for Everyman and its ambitions."

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