(AmmoLand.com) Cedar Rapids, IA – Hunters Specialties, Inc. (“Hunters Specialties”), a leading manufacturer of scent control products, game calls, attractants, and hunting accessories, and a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, announced today that Tom Gallagher has joined the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Hunters Specialties, effective immediately.
Mr. Gallagher joins the Board of Hunters Specialties with over 40 years of professional experience in retailing hunting equipment and accessories, most recently serving as Senior Director of Merchandising for the hunting, archery, and optics departments at Cabela’s Inc. (“Cabela’s”), a leading specialty retailer and direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Mr. Gallagher spent over 20 years at Cabela’s in various merchandising roles.
Peter Leibman, a Board member of Hunters Specialties, commented on the addition of Mr. Gallagher, stating, “Tom Gallagher is an industry veteran with a wealth of knowledge in hunting products and significant retail expertise. We are thrilled to have him join the board of Hunters Specialties and think he can add tremendous value as the company continues its strong growth trajectory.”
John Trull, the CEO of Hunters Specialties, stated, “Tom’s vast expertise in the company’s current and future product categories will be an incredible asset as we continue to rapidly grow our business through the development of new products and innovative marketing strategies. He is a fantastic addition to the board, and we are very excited to have him involved.”
Mr. Gallagher stated, “Hunters Specialties is a well-known brand in the industry with a strong franchise and great products. The company has built an industry leading team that is developing cutting edge products and novel marketing programs, and I am thrilled to be a part of the exciting growth at the company.”
ABOUT HUNTERS SPECIALTIES
Hunters Specialties is a Cedar Rapids, IA based manufacturer and supplier of hunting accessories. Hunters Specialties manufactures and supplies branded hunting products, including scent control products, game calls, attractants, wildlife management products, and general hunting accessories. Brands include Hunters Specialties, Scent-a-Way, Buck Bomb, HS Strut, Johnny Stewart, and Wayne Carlton’s Calls. The company’s customers include leading mass merchant and sporting goods retailers and distributors. For further information about Hunters Specialties, please visit www.hunterspec.com.
Peak Rock Capital is a leading middle‐market private equity firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe. Peak Rock focuses on investing in opportunities where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change. Peak Rock’s principals have deep expertise in complex situations and cross border transactions, with the ability to provide tailored capital solutions and close transactions quickly where speed and certainty are priorities. For more information about Peak Rock Capital, please visit www.peakrockcapital.com.