Jim Athanasopoulos joined IMAX Corporation in May 2000 and relocated with his family from Toronto to Shanghai in July 2011 to become the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President Corporate Operations of IMAX China. IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. As of December 31, 2013 there were 860 IMAX theatres in 58 countries including 172 theaters in Greater China.
Jim was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and is a graduate of the University of Toronto.
Russel Aydin is a business lawyer with practical legal experience in Canada, Australia, India and China. As an International Counsel at Jade & Fountain PRC Lawyers, Russel’s main practice areas are general corporate and commercial matters, including foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and intellectual property. He also advises clients on practical legal matters such as: incorporating companies in China, shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, trademark registration and IP infringement, general business contracts, cross border transactions, outbound investment and commercial leasing.
Before joining Jade & Fountain PRC Lawyers, Russel had over 5 years of experience at a Canadian business law firm in Vancouver, Canada.
Russel is currently licensed to practice with the Law Society of British Columbia. He is able to assist clients with outbound deals in the Canadian market, immigration inquiries, investments into both Canadian residential and commercial real estate, estate inquiries and notarizations of Canadian legal documentation.
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