ZAGG Refines Leadership for Improved Operations and Continued Growth
Appoints Heads of Marketing and Sales Divisions
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG), a leading mobile device accessories and
technology company, has refined its leadership structure as it continues
to focus on expanding its global customer base. The refinement includes
the appointment of leaders in marketing and sales to enhance the
company's brands and distribution.
ZAGG named Kent Wuthrich executive vice president of marketing, where he
will oversee global marketing efforts for the company and its brands,
including iFrogz and invisibleSHIELD. Wuthrich joined ZAGG as vice
president of creative for iFrogz, which was acquired by the company in
2011. As a member of the ZAGG executive team, Wuthrich will report to
ZAGG CEO Robert G. Pedersen II and work from the company's headquarters
in Salt Lake City.
Derek Smith has been appointed executive vice president of sales, where
he will lead the company's global sales efforts to increase distribution
in retail outlets and online. Since joining ZAGG in 2007, he has
amplified ZAGG's presence in big box retailers domestically and
internationally. His efforts have resulted in growing the retail
distribution channel to 81 percent of sales in the most recent quarter.
Smith is also based in Salt Lake City and will continue to report to
Robert G. Pedersen II as a member of the executive team.
"We are improving our leadership structure to allow vertical teams to
focus intently on specific business opportunities," said Robert G.
Pedersen II, chairman and CEO of ZAGG. "These refinements will improve
operating efficiency and ensure we advance our leadership as the
preferred brand in the mobile device accessories space."
For more information about ZAGG and its product offerings, visit ZAGG.com.
About ZAGG Inc:
ZAGG Inc, based in Salt Lake City, with offices in Logan, UT, and
Shannon, Ireland, prides itself on offering premium quality and superior
service. ZAGG is a market leader in innovative mobile device accessories
that protect, personalize, and enhance the mobile experience. The
company designs, produces, and distributes branded screen protection
under the invisibleSHIELD® brand, keyboards, keyboard cases, earbuds,
mobile power solutions and device cleaning accessories under the family
of ZAGG® brands. In addition, the company designs, produces and
distributes cases, earbuds and headphones under the iFrogz™ brands in
the value-priced lifestyle sector. The company's products are sold
worldwide in leading consumer and electronics retailers, wireless
retailers and their affiliates, and through the ZAGG website. For more
information, visit ZAGG.com.
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