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Appointment of Tripp Wood as Vice President, Sales - Home Entertainment

December 7, 2021

A new position that demonstrates D-BOX's commitment to the home entertainment sector

 

D-BOX is pleased to announce the appointment of Tripp Wood as the 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 he developed business for market leaders such as The Walt Disney Company, Electronic Arts and Paramount Pictures Home Media. His career has focused on consumer home entertainment including video games and traditional movies and TV content. He has extensive experience in developing new markets, creating partner relationships, managing product promotion and launches, and sales channel development. He will be based in Los Angeles, a member of the executive leadership team and will be reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

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 vectors of growth in coming years. While being confined during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers adapted to that 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 in the last two years. D-BOX is working on exciting new products for these markets and wants to be able to fully capitalize on these opportunities as they arise.

“I am very pleased to have Tripp join our team. His extensive experience and excellent track record in the home entertainment industry is a perfect fit to grow our business on a global basis. His experience, along with his contacts in the industry, will definitely help us solidify our engagement toward that business sector and to deliver unsurpassed value for home entertainment partners.”

 

Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX

“I am thrilled to be a part of D-BOX’s fantastic team,” exclaimed Wood. “D-BOX’s brand is backed by exciting haptic products and a team of professionals who deliver a comprehensive customer experience to their partners every day. I look forward to building upon the strong foundation our brand has in the marketplace and introducing D-BOX to many new home entertainment partners as we move into the future as a global organization.”

ABOUT D-BOX

D-BOX creates realistic, immersive, haptic experiences by moving the body and sparking the imagination through motion. Haptics make it possible to feel the sensations that would be felt if interacting directly with physical objects. Thanks to its expertise, D-BOX has had the opportunity to collaborate with some of the best companies in the world to share captivating stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment or professional simulations, D-BOX creates a feeling of presence that makes life resonate like never before. D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX: DBO) is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Los Angeles, USA, and Beijing, China. D-BOX.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Stéphane Vidal
Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
514-826-1903
svidal@d-box.com

David Montpetit
Chief Financial Officer
450-999-3216
dmontpetit@d-box.com

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