Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Harkins Theatres announced today the ascension of Racheal Wilson to Senior Vice President and Tyler Cooper to Vice President. In their new roles, Wilson and Cooper will utilize their vast industry experience to build upon and expand Harkins success in movie exhibition.
Wilson has 23 years in the exhibition industry, including 18 years with Harkins Theatres. During her time with Harkins, she has been instrumental in developing the Company's theatre operations and guest experience. Wilson formerly served as Director of Theatre Operations, District Manager and General Manager. In addition to theatre operations and guest services, Wilson will now assume responsibility for IT, Facilities, Engineering and overall Company leadership.
Cooper has been with Harkins Theatres for 13 years and in the exhibition industry for 18 years. In his previous position as Director of Business Development and Concessions, he was integral in leading Harkins Theatres to exceptional growth in theatre and corporate revenue streams. In addition to these responsibilities, in his new position, Cooper will assume more broad company leadership and the direction of Harkins' Marketing, Advertising and Corporate Sales.
"Harkins Theatres has always prided itself on having the best talent in the industry. Racheal and Tyler have set the industry standard in knowledge, leadership and vision. In these vital roles at Harkins Theatres, they will keep us moving forward as we venture into a new era of moviegoing," said Mike Bowers, President and COO.
"We've been entertaining moviegoers for 78 years and have enjoyed some of our greatest growth and success due to the dedication of Racheal and Tyler. I'm excited to see where we will go with their guidance and leadership," said Dan Harkins, owner and CEO.