Francois Cortes Joins the SIG SAUER Advanced Sport Pellet Airgun Division

Francois Cortes
Francois Cortes Joins the SIG SAUER Advanced Sport Pellet Airgun Division

Newington, NH -( SIG SAUER, Inc., designer and manufacturer of the world’s most reliable firearms, silencers, optics, ammunition, airguns and accessories is pleased to announce the addition of Francois Cortes to the SIG SAUER Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) Airgun team.

In his new role as international airgun sales manager, Cortes is responsible for the sales and distribution of SIG ASP airguns internationally.

“Francois is well known and highly respected in the airgun and shooting sports industry worldwide,” said Dani Navickas, product manager for the SIG SAUER ASP Airgun Division. “His numerous contacts and knowledge of international distribution channels will open many doors for our brand, and we are extremely pleased to have him on our team.”

Cortes has more than 20 years of experience in the airgun and airsoft industry. Prior to joining SIG SAUER, Cortes worked for ActionSportsGames (ASG) as export manager opening new distribution channels for the company in Europe, Turkey, South America and Canada. Before joining ASG, Cortes served as Gamo Outdoor’s area manager for Southeast Europe and Africa. He assisted in reorganizing the company’s business in Russia. Cortes has also worked as sales director for Cybergun airsoft and BB gun products for the Spain and Portugal markets and helped introduce airsoft to the Canadian and US markets through his work for Cybergun, formerly known as 3Pylones.

“I have always been an innovator in the airsoft/airgun field and have helped companies grow their business in numerous countries,” said Cortes. “What could be better than joining the ultimate dream team at SIG SAUER? SIG SAUER is the place to be right now, and I am very proud to be part of this talented team that will change the airgun game with unparalleled innovation.”

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Dennis Kelly
Dennis Kelly
5 years ago

I recently purchased a SIG P226 Pellet gun. Have to be honest a little disappointed. The sights are off and not adjustable, first couple of shots feel firm but runs out of power pretty quick. Have not fired at chrony yet but feels like 510fps is stretching it. Also cannot field strip for cleaning and lube But for the price point lots of fun to shoot