Nov. 10, 2011
-- LOS ANGELES, CA (November 10, 2011) Sky Zone Franchise Group and Sky Zone, LLC, creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court, announced today that Godfred Otuteye will be the newest addition to their executive management team. Otuteye will oversee corporate strategy development and execution and serve as Sky Zone’s Co-Chairman of the Board.
Otuteye’s reputation for success precedes him, as he has extensive experience in franchising. During his 11 year span (1999 – 2010) as the President and CEO of Money Mailer (a national franchiser of direct marketing services), and the preceding eight years as Chief Operating Officer of the same company, he led a management team that produced double digit growth in unit volume and revenues. Prior to that he had served in senior management positions as Senior Vice President and CFO of Micro D, Inc (now Ingram Micro), a publicly traded fast growing wholesale distributor of microcomputer products and as Vice President with Union Bank, Los Angeles.
“We are pleased to have Godfred Otuteye, a seasoned franchise executive, as Co-Chairman to help guide the Sky Zone team to success,” said Jeff Platt, President and CEO of Sky Zone Franchise Group, LLC. “We have achieved tremendous success in just a few short years and we are excited about what the future holds with Godfred’s new role in the continued expansion of Sky Zone into new markets”.
“I am excited to join Sky Zone,” said Godfred Otuteye “and look forward to working with the management team to realize the Company’s great potential”.
Sky Zone Franchise Group has franchised more than 40 indoor trampoline parks throughout the United States and Canada in the past year and has operating locations in Boston, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Columbus, Minneapolis, Orlando, St. Paul and Houston. with many more soon to open. For more information about Sky Zone, including class and event details, please visit www.skyzonesports.com.
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About Sky Zone, LLC
In 2004, Sky Zone, LLC created and built the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court - a concept so unique it was awarded a United States Patent No. 5,624,122. Sky Zone, LLC operates three affiliate-owned indoor trampoline parks across the United States, with franchises open in Boston, MA, Columbus, OH, St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN, Orlando, FL and Houston, TX. The company has also awarded franchises in the following states: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Parks feature a wide array of fun, low-impact fitness activities ranging from Open Jump, 3-D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes to birthday parties, corporate events and other group outings.