Torrance, CA – April 6, 2011 - Stewart Filmscreen Corporation®, the industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the residential and commercial markets announces the promotion of Joaquin Rivera, former Director of Sales, Consumer Products, to VP of Residential and Commercial Sales, North, Central and South America. After 12 successful years with Stewart, Rivera has proven an essential figure in both the Stewart Filmscreen Corporation and the custom installation and specialty AV businesses.

Rivera began his tenure at Stewart Filmscreen in production and soon moved to into a sales position. Quickly promoted to Director of Sales, Rivera has overseen the Western Hemisphere (U.S., Mexican, Canadian, Central and South American) consumer markets, where he interacted with dealers, and has collaborated with 20 different rep firms. He created a two-day training program for dealers to help educate and communicate the superiority and heritage of the Stewart Filmscreen brand.

His efforts have been recognized though several personal and company awards for continued sales and brand success including 50 Most Influential People in the industry, named CEDIA's "Volunteer of the Year", Dealerscope's "40 Under 40" award and led Stewart Filmscreen to 12 consecutive "Inside Track" awards as the best screen company organization in sales and customer support.

"Joaquin has always been an incredible communicator and hard worker, directing our residential division and working with an extensive rep network to promote brand education and promotion," said Grant Stewart, President of Stewart Filmscreen. "His contributions go above and beyond his responsibilities in his position as Director of Sales, including extensive work on our CineCurve patent and with important CEDIA committees. I am confident his promotion to VP of Sales will ensure continued growth and success for both Stewart businesses nationally as well as in the Canadian, Central and South American territories."

Joaquin will assume his new role as VP of Sales immediately. His promotion is slated to make 2011 the best year to date for both the commercial and residential divisions of Stewart Filmscreen and he has challenged his team with the inspiring slogan, "Make It Happen."

About Stewart Filmscreen
Stewart Filmscreen is the leading international projection screen manufacturer for both the residential and commercial markets. A family owned business, Stewart Filmscreen maintains the highest standards in screen design and craftsmanship. In fact, each screen is handmade. Founded in 1947, Stewart Filmscreen has grown from a small business to an international corporation. Stewart is headquartered in Torrance California, and has an additional manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. Satellite sales and manufacturing operations are maintained in Singapore and in Denmark. More information on Stewart Filmscreen Corporation is available at


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