CO. ROSCOMMON, IRELAND (JUNE, 2010) – RealView Innovations has retained Gary Shuster to join its North American sales team to facilitate brand expansion and assist in rolling out its patented Depth-Enhancing Technology to national retailers and distributors. Shuster joins RealView with more than 30 years of experience in sales and channel development in video game products and consumer electronics.
Prior to joining RealView, Shuster was Senior Vice President of National Sales for DreamGear, a leading manufacturer and distributor of video game peripherals. During his tenure with DreamGear, Shuster was responsible for developing relationships with major retailers including Toys R Us, Best Buy, Blockbuster Video, Hollywood Video, Wal-Mart and many others.
Subsequent positions held by Shuster include Vice President of Sales for Performance Designed Products (PDP), manufacturer of the Pelican brand of video game accessories and various other brands. Under his guidance, sales revenue increased by $35 million in his first two years with PDP. Shuster was also the Business Development Director of SVG Distribution, where he nurtured numerous partnerships with numerous retailers including Sam’s Club, Costco, and many others.
“Gary brings a high level of experience and expertise to our sales strategy in the U.S.,” stated Tod Musgrave, RealView’s Director of Sales, North America. “He has a long and impressive history of success and brings a great marketing presence to our team. We are confident that he will significantly expand our brand reach with essential retail placement.”
“My goal is to assist RealView in achieving marketing and retail presence at major accounts in the channel,” stated Shuster. “Depth-Enhancing Technology is a significant development for handheld gaming systems, as well as larger TV screens and monitors. I’m very excited to represent RealView in the video game and consumer electronic space.”
About RealView Innovations Ltd.
Founded in 2001, RealView Innovations Ltd. is a privately-owned research & development company based in Ireland. RVI’s management team has specialized in high-volume optical production, thin-film technology, advanced industrial and military optics, and scientific instrumentation. Presently, RVI’s focus is on applications in the personal entertainment and video game markets. Its technology will also be integrated into other areas including mobile phones, televisions, arcade games, ATMs, and flight simulators. In May 2010 RealView was awarded “Best in Show” at Retail Vision Europe 2010 and played a prominent role in the 3D TV World Forum in London. Since 2009, RealView Innovations Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RealView Manufacturing Ltd. www.realview.ie