Schulze joins Nielsen NRG

He was most recently exec vp distribution for Par Vantage

Veteran film marketing and distribution executive Robert Schulze has been named managing director, international for Nielsen NRG.

Schulze most recently was executive vp distribution for Paramount Vantage, which released such films as "Into the Wild," "Babel" and "There Will Be Blood" during his tenure. He also has worked for USA Films, October Films, Warner Bros., Orion and Fine Line during his 25 years in the business.

Schulze joins the company Dec. 1 and will be based in London. He will report to Marc Lagrois, senior vp and GM for Nielsen NRG, the leading market research and consulting firm for the film and home entertainment industries.

"Rob has a proven track record with major film companies and brings a strong understanding of the services we offer, having used them himself," Lagrois said. "His experience brings a unique perspective that will help us develop the next generation of Nielsen NRG offerings."