Theater Firm's Chairman Quits

Bloomberg Business News

United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. said Stewart Blair resigned as chairman, chief executive and president and as a board member of the movie theater operator.

The resignation is effective immediately.

Blair's departure comes a little over a year since Peter Warzel, United Artists' president and chief operating officer, resigned for personal reasons. Blair, who had been chairman and chief executive, assumed Warzel's duties at the time.

Englewood, Colo.-based United Artists Theatre Circuit operated 388 theaters and 2,281 screens as of Sept. 30.

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