Salah M. Hassanein will retire as president of Warner Bros. International Theaters next summer, after overseeing a global expansion for the entertainment giant.
He will be succeeded by Millard Ochs, who formerly served as chief operating officer of United Cinemas International, a joint venture of MCA Inc. and Paramount Communications.
Hassanein, who has worked for Warner since 1988, will remain as a consultant and board member of Warner Bros. International Theaters.
During his tenure, he guided multiplex expansions in Japan, Australia, the Far East and London.
Ochs, who will work out of the company's Burbank headquarters, began his career with the Stanley Warner Theater Co.
He also worked for National Amusements and American Multi Cinemas.
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