Kristina Warner has joined 3D provider RealD as vice president of marketing and will oversee the global expansion of the brand.

Warner previously served as vice president of exhibitor relations for New Line Cinema and started her career in 1995 at Columbia Pictures International.

'Kristina's background and her solid relationships with exhibitors and distributors make her the perfect candidate to lead our marketing efforts as we get ready for '09, which is shaping up to be an exciting year for 3D,' RealD's president of worldwide cinema Joe Peixoto said. 'With the depth and breadth of her experiences, Kristina will be of tremendous value to our company's growth and our goal to provide moviegoers with a bigger and better experience at the theatre than ever before.'

RealD claims it has a 90%-plus market share of the global market for 3D cinema. RealD-equipped 3D cinemas are in 27 countries and the company has ties with more than 70 exhibition partners. It also claims that than 5,500 worldwide screens are committed to install RealD's 3D platform.