New CEO at Cinemark

Cinemark chairman Lee Roy Mitchell announced that Alan Stock, who has served as CEO of the Plano-based movie theater company since December 2006, will be turning over the CEO position to Tim Warner. Stock will continue in an advisory role as consultant.

Mitchell said, “On behalf of the board and the company, I thank Alan for his many years of distinguished service to Cinemark and his unwavering dedication to and passion for improving quality and performance in every area of our organization. We are grateful for his vision and initiatives which have contributed significantly to our growth and success. On behalf of everyone at Cinemark, I wish him the very best and with Alan remaining part of the Cinemark team, I look forward to the continued benefit of his valuable counsel and expertise.”

Stock said, “Cinemark is the industry’s leading exhibitor, and I am proud to have contributed to the company’s growth during my 26-year tenure,” he said. “It is exciting to have been part of such a great organization and have facilitated its development from 51 screens that existed when I started to 5,096 screens today. I look forward to working with Tim and the management team to ensure that we effect a seamless transition and continued success for the company.”


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The Collin County Business Press reported that before being promoted, Warner led the expansion into Latin America by Cinemark Holdings Inc. Follow more business stories on Collin County Business Press

Police describe possible suspect in kidnapping

The Frisco Police Department report that the suspect in the recent kidnapping case is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 5-8 to 5-9 in height, wearing dark jeans and a black hooded pull over. He is of medium build with a well-groomed goatee.
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What happened?: The man is a suspect in Friday’s kidnapping of a Frisco 18-year-old woman, who was seen leaving work on the south side of the Dr Pepper Arena. Frisco Dispatchers received a 911 call from her cell phone at approximately 9:51 pm, on Friday, Feb. 17. There was no conversation on the line.

The victim was located in Muskogee, Okla., late Saturday night after calling 911 for assistance. She remained in the care of the Muskogee Police until Frisco Police Detectives arrived to speak with her. She returned to Frisco with her parents, who traveled to Muskogee upon learning that their daughter had been found.

The Frisco Police Department report they believe this to be an isolated case. Police said at this time, there is no indication that this case is related to the Dr Pepper Arena.

Frisco Police stated, “As always, we encourage our citizens to be cognizant of their surroundings and to report any suspicious activity to the police department. The investigation is ongoing at this time.”

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