Crispin Lilly joins from Cineworld.

Everyman Media Group, the boutique UK cinema chain, has confirmed Crispin Lilly as the company’s new chief executive.

Lilly joins from Cineworld Cinemas where he is currently vp of business affairs. He has spent 22 years in the cinema business, the last six years overseeing all aspects of commercial revenue including both the film and retail aspects of the business. He previously held roles at MGM Cinemas, Virgin Cinemas and UGC Cinemas.

Everyman Media said Lilly will take on the new position before the end of the year, with former CEO Andrew Myers departing from the company once an effective handover of duties has been completed.

Everyman chairman Paul Wise said: “We are delighted that has Crispin has agreed to join us for what we expect to be an exciting period of growth for the business. His experience in UK Cinema is unparalleled and will be invaluable for Everyman and its ambitions.”