AMMO, Inc. Appoints Mark Hanish to President of Global Commercial Sales & Marketing
SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMMO, Inc. (OTCQB: POWW), a technology leader and premier American ammunitions manufacturer, today announced it has appointed Mark Hanish, to serve as the Company’s President of Global Commercial Sales and Marketing.
Mr. Hanish joins AMMO Inc. with over twenty years of experience in the firearms industry. He most recently served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Surefire, LLC, overseeing the sale of suppressors, illumination devices, and hearing protection covering the U.S. Commercial, Law Enforcement and International Military markets. Prior to that, he spent the previous six years at FN America as Senior Director of Commercial Sales, where he orchestrated most aspects of the commercial business for U.S. Operations. Mr. Hanish was also heavily involved with product development at FN America for Commercial and Law Enforcement sales. Additionally, he was one of the founding members of the Scottsdale Gun Club, which was the largest and most luxurious public indoor shooting range in the country. Per the New York Times, it set the standard for high end shooting facilities. Mr. Hanish is one of the fastest professional shooters in the world and has been a sponsored professional shooter since college. He earned his B.S. in Small Business Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business and Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University.
Fred W. Wagenhals, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMMO Inc., commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Mark in this leadership role. He has seen every aspect of the modern industry as an executive, competitive shooter, dealer, distributor, and manufacturer. In addition to his proven sales experience, we are excited to leverage Mark’s entrepreneurial background to navigate the industry’s various sales channels. He will be a key addition to the Company as we continue to raise our profile and realize the exciting growth that lies ahead for the Company. We are confident that Mark’s skill set, experience, and passion for the industry make him the ideal leader for this role.”
Mr. Hanish commented, “It is an exciting time to join the AMMO Inc. team. As a professional shooter with a strong passion for the industry, I have admired AMMO, Inc. for being the industry leader in performance-driven, high-quality innovative ammunition products. I look forward to working with the team to help drive growth in the business.”
About AMMO, Inc.
With its corporate offices headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and a manufacturing facility in Payson, Arizona, AMMO, Inc. (the “Company and/or AMMO”) designs and manufactures products for a variety of aptitudes, including law enforcement, military, hunting, sport shooting and self-defense. The Company was founded in 2016 with a vision to change, innovate and invigorate the complacent munitions industry. AMMO promotes branded munitions, including its patented STREAK Visual Ammunition, the Jesse James line of munitions and accessories, /stelTH/ subsonic munitions, and OPS (One Precise Shot) a lead-free frangible tactical line of munitions for self-defense. For more information please visit: www.ammo-inc.com
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