Cinepolis India appoints Devang Sampat as head strategy

MUMBAI: Cinépolis India has appointed Devang Sampat as head of strategy. Sampat has been directly associated with the Indian film exhibition industry for over a decade, specializing in corporate strategy and planning.

Prior to joining Cinepolis, Sampat was with the multiplex chain Cinemax for the past 10 years. During his tenure, Sampat was instrumental in piloting key initiatives in marketing, business development and operations and his contributions were instrumental in leading the national expansion of the chain.  

Sampat said, "In a short span of time, Cinépolis has grabbed the attention of the entire Indian film industry. I am very excited to join a world leader in cinema exhibition and look forward to making significant contributions to the exciting and dynamic growth of Cinépolis in Indi."

Cinépolis managing director and country head Milan Saini said, “We are very happy to have Mr. Sampat on board. As Cinépolis moves towards an aggressive expansion path in India, Mr. Sampat’s proven track record as well as his enormous and diverse experience in the industry will be a great asset to the organization.”