PARK CITY, Utah, Aug. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq:SKUL), a leading performance lifestyle audio brand, today announced the hiring of Vance Lommen as the Director of Brand Protection and Intellectual Property Enforcement. Vance Lommen comes to Skullcandy with over 30 years in the business of corporate protection. Most recently, Mr. Lommen assembled a handpicked team of experts to form Vanangians, LLC, a security firm where he serves as Founder and CEO. In his tenure, Mr. Lommen also established industry-leading brand protection systems for Oakley and Luxottica Group, as well as working as a consultant for Skullcandy. In his new full-time role at Skullcandy, Mr. Lommen will be responsible for the integrity of all Skullcandy product and intellectual property enforcement as well as investigation of fraud and counterfeiting throughout the global marketplace. "We're proud to add a watch dog like Vance Lommen to the internal Skullcandy team. Vance's addition to the Skullcandy team will allow our loyal customers around the world to rest assured that they are getting a 100% authentic Skullcandy product," said Tom Burton, Skullcandy Associate General Counsel. For more information about Skullcandy, visit www.skullcandy.com. About Skullcandy, Inc. Skullcandy became one of the world's most distinct audio brands by bringing color, character and performance to an otherwise monochromatic space; helping to revolutionize the audio arena by introducing headphones, earbuds and other audio and wireless lifestyle products that possess unmistakable style and exceptional performance. From the award-winning, optic-inspired Roc Nation Aviator headphones to the evolutionary fitting FIX earbuds and a roster of some of the world's finest athletes, musicians and artists, Skullcandy continues to redefine world-class audio performance and style. Visit skullcandy.com, or join us at facebook.com/skullcandy or on Twitter @skullcandy.
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