ZAGG Inc Taps Video Gaming Veteran Mario Vassaux
Industry expert to influence product development, developer, publisher and
retail partnerships for ZAGG, iFrogz
SALT LAKE CITY -- June 6, 2013
ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG), a leading mobile device accessories company with a
brand portfolio that includes ZAGG and iFrogz, has recruited video gaming
industry veteran Mario Vassaux to strengthen the introduction of its
iFrogz-branded gaming products. Mario will also assist in building and
maintaining the infrastructure required to help ZAGG position itself as a
market leader in mobile gaming, fostering developer and publisher
relationships as well as retail partnerships. Vassaux lends more than 20 years
of experience in the industry, from video game development and publishing to
mobile and Web entertainment app development.
“Through our iFrogz brand portfolio, ZAGG has been introducing products that
enhance the gaming experience, and we’re excited about the many opportunities
the industry affords,” said Randall Hales, president and CEO of ZAGG.
“Recruiting Mario to our team is a big step, and we’re leveraging his
experience to introduce even more creative gaming products to the
Vassaux was a principal and vice president of operations for Formgen, which
published more than 50 interactive entertainment titles and launched retail
hits like Duke Nukem 3D, Doom and Wolfenstein. In addition, he was CEO and
founder of Ionos, where he forged a new interactive entertainment publishing
and revenue sharing model with developers. In all, Vassaux has participated in
bringing more than 100 game titles to the market. Vassaux has also recently
created new, patent-pending technology tools designed for use with mobile
devices and multi-player games.
About ZAGG Inc:
ZAGG Inc and its subsidiaries (collectively, the "Company," or "ZAGG") design,
produce, and distribute creative product solutionsfor mobile and media
accessoriessuch as protective coverings, cases, keyboards, keyboard cases,
earbuds, portablepower, and device cleaning under the family of ZAGG brands.
In addition, the Company designs, produces, and distributes cases, Near-Field
Audio™ amplifying speakers, earbuds, traditional headphones, and gaming
headphones for mobileand mediadevices under the family of iFrogz brands in
the value-priced lifestyle sector. ZAGG distinguishesitself as the preferred
brand by offering creative product solutions through targeted global
distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its sector. More
information about the company and its brands is atwww.ZAGG.com.
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