SALT LAKE CITY, April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZAGG Inc (Nasdaq:ZAGG), a leading mobile device accessories company, today announced the appointment of Brian Stech as executive vice president of global sales, effective immediately. Mr. Stech will report to Randy Hales, CEO of ZAGG.
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Mr. Stech has successfully held diverse leadership positions throughout his career, and brings extensive experience in the consumer electronics industry with a proven ability to expand distribution. Most recently Mr. Stech served as president of the Americas for SteelSeries, a leading manufacturer of premium gaming accessories, where he grew revenue twenty-fold from 2008 to 2013, and guided the company to a top three market share position in both the US and Canada. Before his post at SteelSeries, Mr. Stech served as global director of marketing and channel development at Motorola, Inc. During his tenure at Motorola, Mr. Stech led marketing, training and demand generation for Motorola's smartphone business unit, and increased annual revenues 70% with strategic retail, carrier and distribution partners worldwide. Mr. Stech also increased annual revenues by 234% for Motorola's accessories business unit by adding 10,000 new points of distribution within six months. Given his background, Mr. Stech brings deep account execution experience with Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Apple, Staples and Sam's Club, among others.
As executive vice president of global sales for ZAGG, Mr. Stech will head up the organization's domestic and international sales efforts, oversee the global sales team's execution on the company's sales initiatives, and expand the Company's presence with new and existing retailers.
"The addition of Brian to the ZAGG executive team is an important step toward achieving our objective to win share strategically. Brian brings a sophisticated understanding of the evolving consumer electronics landscape, along with a proven track record of opening new channels and expanding customer relationships," said Mr. Hales. "Brian's success as a leader and team builder will be a tremendous asset as we execute on our global sales initiatives."
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About ZAGG Inc:
ZAGG Inc (Nasdaq:ZAGG) and its subsidiaries (the "company") design, produce and distribute creative mobile accessory solutions. The company's three distinct brands -- ZAGG, iFrogz and invisibleSHIELD® -- offer solutions such as keyboards, cases, screen protection, audio, power management and gaming products. ZAGG serves as the professional, work-hard technology-based product line; iFrogz is the fun, trend-driven, clever and colorful product line; and invisibleSHIELD is the durable, scientifically-formulated, protective product line. ZAGG Inc distinguishes itself by offering industry-leading products through targeted global distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its sector. More information about the company and its brands is available at ZAGG.com or on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.
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