Tang Media Partners Names Rodolphe Buet President of International

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Rodolphe Buet

The Studiocanal veteran will report to Rob Friedman, TMP Entertainment’s chairman and CEO.

Tang Media Partners Entertainment has hired Studiocanal veteran Rodolphe Buet as president of international.

The company was formed earlier this year by Tang Media Partners via its acquisitions of IM Global and Open Road Films.

Working out of both London and Los Angeles, Buet will oversee Tang Media Partners Entertainment's international sales and marketing of film and TV series and contribute to strengthen its production and acquisition slate. He will report to Rob Friedman, TMP Entertainment’s chairman and CEO, who previously worked for Warner Bros., Paramount and Lionsgate.

“Rodolphe has a proven track record and expertise delivering for filmmakers and properties in the international marketplace, and this, coupled with his leadership expertise, fit well into TMP Entertainment’s vision to build a multi-faceted global studio," Friedman said in a statement.

Said Buet: "I am excited to join the TMP family, and Rob, with whom I have enjoyed tremendous success, as we embark on this journey to identify new ways to serve the growing and diverse appetite of the entertainment industry. I look forward to utilizing my diverse background in worldwide sales and marketing to bolster TMP’s brand through its incredible slate of film and TV projects.”

TMP Entertainment’s slate of films for sale includes Steven Knight’s Serenity, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane and Djimon Hounsou; Wayne Roberts’ Richard Says Goodbye, starring Johnny Depp; Zoe starring Ewan McGregor; and I Think We're Alone Now, starring Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning and Paul Giamatti.

For more than a decade, Buet served in multiple leadership roles at Studiocanal, Canal Plus and Vivendi, including as president of distribution and marketing for Studiocanal overseeing overall marketing and distribution strategy of films including Paddington and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.