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--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZAGG Inc (NAS: 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 marketplace."
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 solutions for mobile and media accessories such as protective coverings, cases, keyboards, keyboard cases, earbuds, portable power, 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 mobile and media devices under the family of iFrogz brands in the value-priced lifestyle sector. ZAGG distinguishes itself 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 at www.ZAGG.com.
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