The company said Wednesday that current CFO Sean Gamble will step down from that role, but will remain as president and chief operating officer.
Thomas, age 41, has held several top positions at Groupon since 2017. She was previously VP of Finance at Surgical Care Affiliates and has held a variety of finance and accounting roles at Orbitz Worldwide, Equity Office Properties and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Thomas signed a three-year contract, automatically extended for an additional one-year period.
Gamble helped lead Cinemark through a covid downturn that saw theaters close for a long time and at a time when the role of CFO has never been more important. The industry is considered increasingly less at risk as a series of big releases take place at the box office. Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings To Venom: Let There Be Massacre latest for james bond no time to die. The run has been good for share prices, and some Wall Street analysts have seen the shares upgrade this week.
Shares of Cinemark closed down 1.41% today at $19.52 but are up 1.43% in after-hours trading — well above its 52-week high of $7.56 but a one-year high of nearly $28 last spring. from level.