Freedom Group, Inc. (FGI) has announced that Rob McCanna has been promoted to senior vice president of sales.
McCanna started with the Company in 2002 as a sales manager (National Accounts) and quickly rose to become director of sales (Firearms), director of national sales (Firearms and Ammunition) and most recently vice president (Retail Sales).
In his new role as senior vice president, McCanna will be responsible for overseeing key account managers, distributor sales, international commercial sales, law enforcement sales and regional sales. Reporting to McCanna will be Jay Bunting (Vice President, Distributor Sales), Gaston Gravel (Vice President, International Commercial Sales), Dave Hollinger (Director, Sales East/South), Ricky Johnson (Director, Law Enforcement) and Bob Schlagel (Director, Sales North) — who are responsible for the day-to-day operations of these areas.
“Rob’s hard work and proven results underscore his transition to senior leadership,” said Scott Blackwell, chief sales and marketing officer of FGI. “He demonstrates an in-depth understanding of our products and fulfills the high expectations of our customers. Whether law enforcement, sportsman or shooter, our customers trust us to provide high quality products and service. No one understands this more than Rob, and I can think of no one better to reinforce the high standards that have guided us since 1816.”