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Amin Rashmani Named Thinkwell’s Director of Business Development for the Middle East

Burbank, CA (Apr. 23, 2014) — Thinkwell Group, a worldwide experience design and production agency specializing in the creation of theme parks, major attractions, events, museums, exhibits, expos, brands, and live shows around the world, today announced the appointment of Amin Rashmani as Director of Business Development, Middle East, effective immediately. In his role, Rashmani will forge strong business relationships and strategic alliances between Thinkwell Group and clients in the Middle East and North Africa, including among others, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Egypt, as Thinkwell continues to establish itself as a worldwide leader in experiential design. He will also be responsible for on-going operation of the office Thinkwell is establishing in Abu Dhabi.

“Amin Rashmani is the perfect addition to our team” says Kelly Ryner, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development for Thinkwell, “His architectural training and project management experience make him particularly qualified to engage with our current and future clients in the Middle East interested in creating unique guest experiences and location-based entertainment for their developments.”

Rashmani has more than ten years of experience in the design and construction industries; where he has held roles in business development, project management, design and architecture. Prior to Thinkwell, Rashmani was most recently the Managing Director of Water Technology’s Dubai office, where he worked on the Al Mina Palace Waterpark, Yas Waterworld, Wild Wadi Waterpark 2020 Masterplan, and Aspire Zone Water Features (in Qatar). While at Northeast Aquatic Design, he gained experience on a variety of recreation projects. Rashmani holds an MBA from Bentley University and is a registered architect in Lebanon. Additionally, he holds LEED AP and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications and is fluent in three languages: English, Arabic and French.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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