Jan 11 British cinema operator Cineworld Group
Plc said full-year group revenue rose 8.3 percent on a
constant currency basis as movies such as "Star Wars: Rogue
One", "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them", and "The Jungle
Book" drew record number of viewers to its screens.
Cineworld said group box office revenue for the year ended
Dec. 31 grew 7 percent while admissions rose in its key UK &
Ireland market and also in others including Poland, Hungary,
Israel, Romania, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Slovakia.
The company, which operates 226 sites with 2,115 screens,
said it would add 13 new sites in 2017 with six opening in the
UK and seven in other markets.
Separately, the company promoted deputy chief financial
officer Nisan Cohen to CFO with immediate effect.
(Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)