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JOBY Extends Partnership with Hama in France

JOBY selects Hama France as the primary distributor for its Gorillapod, Gorillamobile, and Gorillatorch product lines throughout France.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 17, 2010 – JOBY, world renowned design-driven consumer product company and maker of revolutionary products including the Gorillapod flexible camera tripod and the Gorillatorch Flare hands-free flashlight, is pleased to announce that it has selected HAMA FRANCE as a partner in expanding the reach of the JOBY Gorillapod™ Gorillamobile™ and Gorillatorch™ product lines within the French Market. JOBY is excited to extend its successful relationship with Hama distributors in Belgium and Italy through this partnership. Hama France offers a strong history of brand building and successful marketing and distribution of major brands into major retailers including FNAC, Carrefour and Saturn among many others. Beginning in October 2010, Hama France will be the sole distributor of the Gorillapod product line in France.

"We are delighted to be working so closely with the Hama family and to expand our presence in the French Market," says JOBY's Vice President of International Sales, Sandro Fulgheri. "We look forward to growing in partnership with Hama and introducing more French customers to our inspirational product line."

"We're really proud of distributing JOBY products on our market. The range of product is really attractive, offer additional revenue to our retailers and match perfectly in our assortment" says Philippe Rinckenberger, Development Director of Hama France.

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JOBY creates well designed product solutions that enhance the creative and active capabilities of consumer electronics. The Company revolutionized the camera accessories market in early 2006 with its Gorillapod line of flexible tripods and continues to redefine the consumer electronics market with its Gorillamobile and Gorillatorch product lines. Founded in 2005, JOBY is a privately-held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Santa Cruz, CA; Geneva, Switzerland; Singapore and Shenzhen, China. For more information about JOBY please visit

Mark Olson
Account Manager
Max Borges Agency for JOBY
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