Splendid Medien managementboard chairman Andreas Klein has joined the board of directors of BauerMartinez Distribution.

“Philippe Martinez is putting together one of the mostexciting entertainment companies in the business and I’m thrilled to be part of it,” Klein, who served as executive producer on Traffic and the Agent Cody Banks franchise, said.

“I have the utmost respect for Philippe and lookforward to helping him fulfill his dream of making Bauer Martinez Distributiona major distributor of motion pictures in the US.”

“Andreas has been a loyal and amazing friend for thelast 15 years,” Bauer Martinez’ chairman and chief executive officer PhilippeMartinez added.

“His experience and understanding of the film businesswill be a great asset to Bauer Martinez Distribution.”

Bauer Martinez Distribution’s domestic slate includes The Moguls starring Jeff Bridges, Ted Danson and WilliamFichtner; Fragile starringCalista Flockhart; and Toronto pick-up Harsh Times, which stars Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez andEva Longoria.