EXCLUSIVE: Independent film exhibition chain Landmark Theatres has promoted Mabel Tam to VP and head film buyer. She had been senior film buyer at Landmark for 15 year, managing seven key markets across the country. In her new role, she’ll oversee all nationwide responsibilities of the film department.

Additionally, Mike DeLorenzo will be joining Landmark as a regional film buyer. His résumé includes specialty film buyer at Regal Entertainment Group and programming a classic film series and art and rep films in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“I am thrilled to have Mabel leading the team,” Landmark Theatres CEO Ted Mundorff said in a statement. “Her film knowledge, work ethic and passion for the business is unsurpassed. And with the addition of Mike along with film veterans, Dave Dunbar, Mark Valen and Ruth Hayler, the Landmark team will continue to be the best in the business.”

Since its founding in 1974, Landmark has grown to 56 theaters, with 268 screens in 27 markets. Landmark Theatres is part of the Wagner/Cuban Companies, a vertically integrated group of media properties co-owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban.