Rob Girard Joins Benelli USA as Vice President of Sales

Rob Girard
Rob Girard

ACCOKEEK, Md. -( Benelli USA announces the hiring of Rob Girard as the company’s Vice President of Sales, effective April 17.

In his new position, Girard will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for all sales and channel initiatives within the U.S. market for Benelli, Franchi, Stoeger, Uberti USA and Stoeger Airguns.

Girard will be based in Benelli USA’s Accokeek facility.

“Through his combined passion for the outdoors and sales, Rob has a deep understanding of the outdoor industry,” said Benelli USA General Manager Tom DeBolt. “His extensive experience in commercial sales strategy positions him well to lead our sales team and take our already successful business model to the next level.”

Girard joins Benelli USA with more than 25 years of combined experience in sales, customer service, customer logistics and supply chain. His previous experiences include the development and execution of successful sales strategies for industry brands Sig Sauer, Leupold & Stevens and Horton Archery.

“It’s an honor to be aligned with such strong, iconic brands as those in the Benelli USA family,” Girard said. “Within Benelli USA there is such a strong, collective passion for the outdoors, one which helps us connect with consumers and retailers on a level that most manufacturers cannot. Through this passion and sound strategy we can continue to outpace growth projections and set ourselves further apart from the field.”

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