Appointment of Tripp Wood as Vice President, Home Sales
MONTREAL, 07 Dec. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – D-BOX Technologies Inc. (“D-BOX” or the “Company”) (TSX: DBO), a global leader in haptic and immersive entertainment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tripp Wood as Vice President of Sales, Home Entertainment. Mr. Wood is an industry veteran with over 20 years of business development, partnership and sales experience in the home entertainment industry, during which time he has developed businesses for market leaders such as as The Walt Disney Company, Electronic Arts and Paramount Pictures Home Media. His career has focused on mainstream home entertainment, including video games and traditional movies and TV content. He has extensive experience in developing new markets, building partnership relationships, managing product promotion and launches, and developing sales channels. He will be based in Los Angeles, a member of the management team and will report to the President and CEO.
The recruitment of Mr. Wood is part of a renewed strategy in which D-BOX sees the home entertainment sector as one of the main growth vectors for the coming years. While confined during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers have adapted to this new reality, leading some of them to discover new hobbies and passions. As a result, home entertainment such as streaming, gaming, and sim racing have all experienced significant growth over the past couple of years. D-BOX is working on exciting new products for these markets and wants to be able to take full advantage of these opportunities as they arise.
“I am very happy that Tripp is joining our team. His vast experience and excellent track record in the home entertainment industry are perfect for growing our business on a global scale, ”said Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX. “His experience, along with his industry contacts, will certainly help us solidify our commitment to this line of business and deliver unmatched value to home entertainment partners. “
“I am delighted to be a part of the fantastic D-BOX team,” said Wood. “The D-BOX brand is based on exciting haptic products and a team of professionals who provide a complete customer experience to their partners every day. I look forward to building on the strong foundation of our brand in the market and introducing D-BOX to many new home entertainment partners as we move into the future as a global organization.
D-BOX creates and redefines realistic and immersive entertainment experiences by moving the body and stimulating the imagination through effects: movement, vibration and texture. D-BOX has worked with some of the best companies in the world to come up with new ways to improve great stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, music, relaxation, virtual reality apps, themed entertainment or professional simulation, D-BOX creates a sense of presence that makes life resonate like never before. . D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX: DBO) is headquartered in Montreal with offices in Los Angeles, United States and Beijing, China. Visit D-BOX.com.
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