Raab Named Director of Sales and Marketing for Walther Competition Shooting in USA

   01.12.12

Umarex USA is pleased to announce that, Janet Raab, has been named Director of Sales and Marketing for Walther Competition Shooting, USA division. Walther is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative target rifles and pistols.

Ms. Raab’s responsibilities include growing the company’s share of the competition market and increasing the visibility of HÄmmerli and Walther competition rifles and pistols, as well as RWS precision ammunition.

Previously, Ms. Raab was a National Manager in the NRA Competitions Division. She is an accomplished air rifle, smallbore, high power, long range, and 300 meter competitor holding numerous national records. She was a member of the U.S. 2006 World Championship Team, which won the 300m Women’s Prone event setting a new world record. She has been on the USA Shooting/NRA National Coach Development Staff since 1998 and is an Advanced Certified Rifle Coach, level 3. She is an International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Class “A” Coach and also an ISSF Class “B” Judge.

Ms. Raab has an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University.

“We are very excited to have Janet join our team. We are focused on the competitive shooting markets and want to further educate competitors on the advantages of our products,” said Richard Turner, VP Sales & Marketing, Umarex USA. “This new role requires an individual with both unique experience and passion for this market-Janet brings both.”

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