Socket Mobile Appoints Richard Brack as General Manager of Socket Mobile EMEA

- June 02, 2014 -

Appointment is Responsive to Expanding Opportunities in Europe


NEWARK, Calif. – June 2, 2014 – Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that Richard Brack has joined Socket Mobile as General Manager of Socket Mobile Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Richard brings with him 23 years of experience in the IT industry and over 18 years of experience selling Business Mobility products. As General Manager, Richard will lead Socket Mobile’s EMEA team, support Socket Mobile’s distributors within EMEA, and focus on further expanding the growing European developer community incorporating Socket Mobile Bluetooth barcode scanners into mobile applications in retail, hospitality, healthcare and other mobile markets. He holds a degree in General Management from the University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland complemented by post graduate language programs with degrees completed in England, France, Ecuador & Spain. He is fluent in many European languages including German, English, French and Spanish.

Kevin Mills, Socket Mobile’s President and CEO commented, “We are committed to EMEA and understand the importance of local presence and language. Richard Brack has many years of experience selling Socket Mobile products and working with the mobile markets that we serve. He is an exceptional addition to the Socket Mobile EMEA team. We fully support the barcode scanning needs of mobile application developers in mobile point of sale (mPOS), commercial services and enterprise mobility applications and are responding to the growing base of application developers developing mobile applications within EMEA.”

Prior to joining Socket Mobile, Richard Brack was the principle at USL, a Socket Mobile Distributor in Switzerland for more than 10 years. The distribution agreement between USL and Socket Mobile was terminated as part of the agreement for Richard to become Socket Mobile’s General Manager, EMEA. Richard can be contacted at Socket Mobile’s EMEA Head Office in Switzerland.

About Socket Mobile Founded in 1992, Socket Mobile is a leading innovator of mobile devices and productivity tools for retail point of sale, field service, healthcare, and other mobile markets. Our portfolio includes wireless handheld and hands‐free barcode scanners for tablets and smartphones; durable handheld computers and accessories; and OEM solutions for the mobile device market. Socket Mobile is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at +1‐510‐933‐3000 or www.socketmobile.com. Follow Socket Mobile on Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company’s official blog.

Media Contacts:
Anna Meens
Socket Mobile EMEA
Centaur House, Ancells Business Park
Ancells Road, Fleet GU51 2UJ Ph: +44 7917 137936

Contact Socket Mobile EMEA:
Head Office Switzerland : +41 62 834 07 80
Germany: +49 9401 5299 052
UK: +44 208 144 7577
France: +33 970 462 241

Socket Mobile, Inc. 39700 Eureka Drive, Newark, CA 94560-4808 USA Phone: +1 510 933 3000 Web: www.socketmobile.com Twitter: @socketmobile


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