ArmaLite announces the appointment of Walt Hasser as Vice President of Product Management. Walt brings more than 14 years of experience in the defense, firearms, and outdoor industries to ArmaLite.

Walt previously served as Product Manager for the Commercial and Law Enforcement Division at FNH USA, in McLean, Virginia. There he managed eight product families of more than 200 SKU’s including carbines, shotguns and precision rifles.

Walt was also the founder and president of DDM Supply, LLC, a defense contracting firm based in Northern Virginia. His experience includes consulting, training, and program management with Government organizations including the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service, and the Department of Defense. Additionally, he provided consulting, product development, and marketing services for numerous organizations within the hunting, shooting, and outdoor industries.

Walt proudly served our country with the United State Marine Corps. He was a Recon Marine team leader and Scout Sniper from 2001 to 2006.

In his new position, Walt will manage the entire ArmaLite product line including the development and introduction of new ArmaLite products, and the continuous refinement of existing lines.

On joining ArmaLite, Walt says, “I’m thrilled to join this team. I’m surrounded by an unmatched level of talent, energy, and hard-charging professionals who are ready to push ArmaLite into the next generation of excellence. This is pure opportunity.”

Tommy Thacker, President of ArmaLite, says, “Walt brings an extensive background of leadership and real world product knowledge to ArmaLite. We are looking forward to the new excitement here at ArmaLite and the future products Walt will bring to the company.”


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