Global VR has announced the appointment of Frank Ballouz as SVP International Business. Effective January 14, 2008, the 30 year veteran of the coin op industry has taken on a new role which focuses on expanding business opportunities for the company. During his career, Frank has been the head of international sales for companies including Atari, Merit Industries, and Namco Europe.
“It is no secret that Frank is one of the most knowledgeable executives in the coin-op industry,” commented Jim DeRose, Global VR President and CEO. “Over the past two years, Global VR has achieved extraordinary success and is in the enviable position of expanding our business internationally.
We believe that Frank is uniquely qualified to help Global VR further develop business in new and emerging markets while providing current customers the professional service to which they are entitled. We are thrilled to have him aboard!”
“I am honored and excited to be a part of the Global VR team. It has been very impressive to watch the strides Global VR has made over the past two years to become one of the most respected manufacturers in the coin-op industry. With its amazing line-up of games and seasoned management team, I am confident that Global VR will maintain its current trajectory,” Frank commented. He went on to state, “Although most people know that my plans included a move to Thailand, I firmly believe this is an extraordinary opportunity, and I look forward to attending the ATEI as a representative of Global VR.”