GetD (Future 3D Tech Group), the leading Chinese manufacturer and supplier
of 3D smart cinema solutions, today announced Bernard Collard has joined GetD
as new Senior Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Collard will be responsible
for driving sales and developing marketing strategies that will help GetD to
conquer new markets shares and deliver added value to GetD customers.
preferred covered areas will be EMEA, Russia and CIS Territories. He will be
building upon the company’s expertise in 3D cinema technology and his solid
connections in many territories; he will focus on creating new business
opportunities and nurturing business partnerships.
With almost 20 years of
experience in the cinema industry, Mr. Collard brings an insightful global
perspective to GetD that will greatly aid the expansion of the company’s business
ecosystem. His leadership will play a key role in driving forward company
strategy, and realizing GetD’s ambitions for future growth. “Having known Peter
Ruan and their product line for some time, I have been impressed with their
commitment and ability to service the industry.
Besides their capacity to
deliver very cost effective products, GetD, the Cinema Division of Future 3D
Group, is committed to achieve high quality level. Their excellence has already
convinced some famous cinema chains to go GetD. With the transition to digital
cinema nearly complete, the doors have opened for new 3D technologies. There is
still large room for market growth in the 3D industry and I’m excited to join
GetD as a company which is committed to improve the 3D movie-going experience
and which is more than ever determined to service the 3D industry,” said Mr.
Peter Ruan, GetD, founder, chairman, and CEO, added: “We are very
fortunate that Bernard is joining the company. His experience in international
sales and marketing, combined with his proven record for executing highly
successful corporate strategies that increase both brand awareness and industry
sales, makes him the ideal choice for this new mission, especially at a time
when we are expanding globally into new businesses. I have the utmost respect for Bernard’s experience and
accomplishments. We are committed to work in a close and trusted relationship
that will enable us to collaborate effectively to facilitate GetD’s expansion.”
Prior to joining GetD, Mr. Collard served as SVP Sales & Business
Development for XPAND Cinema Products – a global leader that provides 3D
solutions in various markets. While at XPAND, Bernard was also responsible for
consolidating dealership network in North America and related cinema services
organization together with XPAND team based in Portland. Mr. Collard is also on the EU Board of the
International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA).
Collard is a 20-year veteran of the digital
cinema industry and earlier in his career, he was Int’l Marketing and Sales Manager
at EVS Digital Cinema before becoming General Manager at XDC, now dcinex/Ymagis
Group, today the leading Pan-European provider of fully integrated and best in
class solutions for movie operations.
Future 3D Tech Group – GetD office will be
based in Luxembourg. You can already reach Bernard Collard by phone at +352 208
814 67 or by email at email@example.com