The chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox will be named 2015 Pioneer Of The Year at the Las Vegas convention on April 22.

“We are extremely grateful that Jim will accept this well-deserved honour and help raise funds for the Pioneers Assistance Fund,” said Chris Aronson, president of The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneer Foundation and president of domestic theatrical distribution of 20th Century Fox.

“He is a leader in our industry with a passion and dedication to the creative process and the desire to assist those who need a helping hand. We look forward to celebrating Jim’s personal and professional achievements at CinemaCon 2015.”

CinemaCon 2015 is scheduled to run from April 20-23.