ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high-quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, is pleased to announce that it has hired John Gallagher as Vice President of Sales and Distribution. Gallagher will be responsible for enhancing existing sales and distribution channels and for creating new, revenue producing markets.
"It's great to bring Mr. Gallagher, one of the true pioneers of webcomics, on to handle our increasingly diversified sales and distribution. As we expand into new areas like Libraries and Schools with many of our titles, it is imperative to have a dedicated and experienced hand navigating these new revenue streams," stated Red Giant Entertainment CEO Benny Powell. "Additionally, we are finding that we need to assign more attention to online venues like Amazon.com where our titles are regularly selling out and must constantly be re-added."
"It is a tremendous opportunity to join the Red Giant team," said Gallagher. "Red Giant possesses the intellectual property assets to be a real force in entertainment as evidenced by their dedicated online viewership, burgeoning advertising sales, and existing book sales. I look forward to expanding their proven appeal in new and expansive markets."
Gallagher brings to Red Giant a resume that will lend favorably to his duties as Vice President of Sales and Distribution. Previously, Gallagher has worked as a cartoonist and award-winning designer, having written and illustrated his online and printed graphic novel series Buzzboy since 1998. His industry credentials include graphic design, interactive media, comic book creation, art director, artist, writer and virtually every facet of content creation. He has worked with such clients as The Philadelphia Eagles, Westfield Shopping Malls, The Washington Redskins, Warner Bros., Checkers/Rally's Restaurants, NASCAR, and others. He is active in children's literacy projects as well.
"John's extremely diverse background and broad set of contacts and relationships provide him with the necessary criteria to perform as our sales leader," stated David Campiti, Chief Operating Officer, Red Giant Entertainment. "We are enthusiastic about the opportunities that John will bring to the company and the enhancement of existing sales channels that adding a dedicated sales director can provide."
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ABOUT RED GIANT ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG) is a Nevada corporation that specializes in Intellectual Property (IP) development for multiple media platforms and transmedia propagation. The cornerstone of this development is based around the more than three dozen online and print graphic novel properties in various stages of production as well as the cast of thousands of characters from those series. These properties have a readership that numbers in the millions globally. Some of these properties are actively in development into other media such as movies, video games, television, novels, toys, apparel, applications, etc. through either direct production or licensing agreements.
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