ROCKVILLE, MD – Following the acquisition of JOOLA Tischtennis, GmbH. by Sport Squad, Inc., the company has relocated the JOOLA headquarters to Rockville, MD where it’s continuing to grow its team. Richard Lee, President, has brought on Thomas Nguyen to serve as the new Senior Vice President of Marketing for JOOLA Global. Nguyen brings over 15 years of experience in marketing, of which around 10 years came from the early days of North American Table Tennis, JOOLA North America, and what is of Sport Squad today.
“Thomas played an integral part in Sport Squad becoming JOOLA’s North American distributor back in 2006. He helped grow our table tennis business from the ground up and it’s great to see him come full circle to now serving as the Senior Vice President of Marketing managing the global brand,” said Richard Lee. “He’s always had a strong passion for table tennis, and I trust in his vision to take the JOOLA brand into the future.”
Nguyen has worked as VP of Marketing for Spotluck and Octopus Interactive, both successful tech startups involved in developing innovative apps and technology that has brought in a new space of marketing and advertising. JOOLA Global will be focused on global marketing strategies and management and business development of distributors.
JOOLA – A leader in table tennis since 1953, JOOLA creates a wide variety of table tennis rackets, apparel, tables, and accessories for players, both professional and recreational. As the official table sponsor for the 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Summer Games and current sponsor of multiple international competitions, JOOLA has grown its fan base to become one of the most visible table tennis brands in the world. In 2019, JOOLA was acquired by Sport Squad, Inc.