ZAGG adds Ron Garriques and Ed Terino to its Board of Directors

– USA, UT –  ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG), a leading global mobile lifestyle company, today announced the appointment of Ron Garriques and Edward Terino as members of the Board effective immediately, expanding the Board to seven members.

“We welcome Ron and Ed to the ZAGG Board and look forward to their valuable counsel and perspective as we continue to execute on our strategic plan and to maximize value for all of our stockholders,” said Board Chair Cheryl Larabee.

“We are pleased that ZAGG has taken steps to expand and refresh the Board of Directors. We are highly supportive of this decision and believe that the Board has added strong experience and expertise through this refreshment process in order to leverage the embedded value in its portfolio of brands,” stated James Roumell, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Roumell Asset Management.

“We believe that Ron and Ed bring valuable skills and experience to help guide ZAGG. ZAGG is a great company with multiple ways to unlock significant stockholder value. We believe that the new directors bring fresh perspectives and added expertise to support our mutual goal of maximizing value for all stockholders,” added Andrew Rechtschaffen, Managing Partner, AREX Capital Management.

Chris Ahern, CEO, commented about COVIS-19: “These are unprecedented and challenging times and our first thoughts are with everyone affected by this pandemic. In the face of ongoing uncertainty related to COVID-19, we have taken a number of actions to reduce our operating costs in the near term and further enhance our financial flexibility. This includes very difficult decisions relating to our team members in the United States and overseas. These decisions were not taken lightly, however, we believe they are critical for the long-term benefit of the Company and all its stakeholders.”

About Ron Garriques

Ron Garriques has been the CEO of VEYEP Holdings, LLC for the past four years. He previously worked in the consumer electronics and mobile technology industry for nearly 35 years. He served as President of the Motorola Personal Communications Sector, and President of the Global Consumer Group at Dell Inc.

He started his career as a wireless systems mechanical engineer working at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, where he subsequently led the deployment of wireless digital systems globally.

Mr. Garriques holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University.

About Edward Terino

Edward Terino has a a significant board and operating management experience in B2B and B2C technology businesses and possesses significant M&A experience. Mr. Terino was previously the Chief Executive Officer and Director of SeaChange International Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAC), a global leader in video technology solutions to content owners, telecommunications providers and cable operators. He has served on a number of public company boards, including Baltic Trading Ltd. Extreme Networks Inc., S1 Corporation, and Phoenix Technologies Ltd. Mr. Terino has served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee on most of these Boards. Mr. Terino has over 30 years of management experience in the roles of CFO, COO and CEO in a number of publicly-traded companies in the technology, maritime transportation, and educational publishing industries. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche and spent 9 years in their consulting services organization.

Mr. Terino earned a B.S. in Management from Northeastern University and he earned an MBA from Suffolk University.

About ZAGG:

ZAGG is a global leader in accessories and technologies that empower mobile lifestyles. The Company has an award-winning product portfolio that includes screen protection, mobile keyboards, power management solutions, social tech, and personal audio sold under the ZAGG, mophie, InvisibleShield, IFROGZ, BRAVEN, Gear4, and HALO brands. ZAGG has operations in the United States, Ireland, and China. ZAGG products are available worldwide and can be found at leading retailers including Best Buy, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Walmart, Target, and Amazon.

For more information: https://www.zagg.com/en_eu

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