Blaser USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Socher as the new CEO. Christian Socher brings to Blaser USA an extensive international experience in the hunting industry. During his 10 years with Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH, Christian managed the International Sales team. Since relocating in May 2012 to San Antonio with his family, Katrin and Paul, Christian has held the position as Director of Operations at Blaser USA.

“We are pleased to have an experienced rifle and shotgun expert and with his proven leadership qualities heading our US team,” said Bernhard Knöbel, CEO of Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH, “I am convinced that Christian is the perfect fit to manage Blaser USA. With his in-depth knowledge of the shooting sports industry and his hands on approach, I am positive he will develop our four premier brands of Blaser, Mauser, JP Sauer and Rigby in the United States.

“I am honored and look forward to taking on the position as CEO of Blaser USA. This is a tremendous opportunity to lead three of Germany’s most innovative brands and the proud addition of Rigby to the US market,” says Christian Socher. “Demonstrating the excellence of our products and customer service in the marketplace, will be one of the main goals we strive to improve over the coming months. I know that the entire team in San Antonio and our colleagues in Germany stand together with the common goal to deliver the finest sporting firearms to the US market.”

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