National CineMedia (NCM) Names Sarah Kinnick Hilty Senior Vice President & General Counsel
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2018--
National CineMedia (NCM), America’s Movie Network, has named Sarah
Kinnick Hilty to the role of Senior Vice President & General Counsel.
She will join the company effective February 12, 2018.
An attorney with more than 20 years of experience covering a wide range
of business and legal matters, Hilty joins NCM from CH2M HILL Companies,
Ltd. in Denver, where she had served as Deputy General Counsel,
Corporate, since 2006. While at CH2M, she led a team that was
responsible globally for legal corporate enterprise matters including
mergers, acquisitions, and divestures; securities compliance; treasury
and finance activities, real estate, and board and subsidiary
governance. Collaborating closely with the Board of Directors and senior
executive leadership, Hilty also managed the legal closing process for
the 2017 sale of CH2M to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC).
Hilty began her career at Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Denver as an associate
in the Business and Finance Group in 1996, and became a partner in 2004.
While at Hogan & Hartson, she focused on mergers and acquisitions,
strategic joint ventures, corporate finance, and various other corporate
matters for a broad array of clients, including many in the
“Sarah is a great fit for NCM at this point in our company’s history, as
we evolve into being not just the leader in cinema advertising, but a
truly progressive media company,” said Andy England, CEO of National
CineMedia (NCM). “She has a great track record of negotiating and
managing large, complex transactions and projects, and has a talent for
quickly identifying the root cause of a wide variety of legal issues to
continue to move business forward. I am happy to have her join us as an
integral part of our company and our senior leadership team.”
Hilty holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the
University of Colorado Boulder and a Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law
About National CineMedia, Inc.
National CineMedia (NCM) is America’s Movie Network. As the #1
Millennial weekend network in the U.S., NCM is the connector between
brands and movie audiences. According to Nielsen, more than 750 million
moviegoers annually attend theaters that are currently under contract to
present NCM’s pre-show in 52 leading national and regional theater
circuits including AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC).
NCM’s cinema advertising network offers broad reach and unparalleled
audience engagement with over 20,600 screens in approximately 1,700
theaters in 187 Designated Market Areas® (all of the top 50). NCM
Digital goes beyond the big screen, extending in-theater campaigns into
online and mobile marketing programs to reach entertainment audiences.
National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) owns a 49.5% interest in, and is
the managing member of, National CineMedia, LLC. For more information,
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