April 6, 2018
Biplano will retain RMP general manager Pierre Gaucher as a consultant during the transitional period, and will keep the current six-person licensing team in the Paris office intact. A new manager will be appointed for the Paris office later this month.
"We are delighted that RMP has reached an agreement to be acquired by Biplano,” says Cathleen Titus, King Features vice president of international licensing. “Over the 20 years of our association, RMP and Pierre Gaucher have done a tremendous job of establishing and building the King Features licensing program in France, particularly for Betty Boop. We very much appreciate Pierre’s support during the transition so that Biplano can begin its new licensing foray into the French territory without missing a beat.”
“Given the rapid changes in the global marketplace,
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