YSSA Features Ron Coburn, Savage Sports Corp
Next on Youth Shooting Sports Alliance ‘Q&A With Industry Icons’
Nags Head, NC – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Youth Shooting Sports Alliance (YSSA) has initiated a new “Q&A with Industry Icons” interview series featuring Ron Coburn, Chairman and CEO of Savage Sports Corporation.
The series will be regularly published on the YSSA website www.youthshootingsa.com and will feature some of the most respected leaders in the shooting sports industry. These prominent industry leaders convey their opinions on the state of the industry and what their respective companies or organizations are doing to improve it for the next generation of shooters and hunters.
Ron Coburn joined Savage in 1987 as Senior Vice President and was challenged with delivering the company from bankruptcy, which was successfully completed in 1989, at which time he became President and CEO. In November, 1995, he purchased the company from the owners. Savage Sports Corporation is a privately-held company that has three subsidiaries — firearms, shooting ranges and archery.
Ron arrived in the United States in 1979 and joined Smith and Wesson as their Director of Engineering. He then became Vice President/General Manager for Case Cutlery. He has held numerous positions during his 30-year career in engineering and manufacturing including Production Manager, Engineering Director, Plant Manager, Vice President and General Manager. He has worked in Ireland, England, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and Canada.
Ron has a degree in Engineering from the University of Canterbury, Kent, England and a degree in Business Management from Croydon Business School, London, England.
Click here to read the entire interview. Youthshootingsa.com
The Youth Shooting Sports Alliance’s mission is to identify and support the needs of successful and safe youth programs. Youth groups and industry members interested in learning more about the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance are encouraged to visit their website at www.youthshootingsa.com.