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posted on March 06, 2014
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (March 6, 2014) – Colt’s Manufacturing Company is proud to announce reaching a major milestone on its Facebook page. This February, the Colt Facebook fan page topped more than 300,000 “likes.” The page was launched in June 2011 to add a new layer of engagement with Colt enthusiasts, sport shooters, outdoorsmen and women, and the next generation of shooters.
“We are proud to have reached so many of our Colt fans on Facebook in less than three years,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “We sincerely thank everyone who interacts with us online and look forward to continuing to engage with our fans across all social media platforms.”
During the past four months, Colt has hosted a number of exciting campaigns on its Facebook page in an effort to further engage current fans and reach new ones. In November, Colt launched its “Giving Thanks” campaign as an opportunity ...
posted on March 04, 2014
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (Feb. 28, 2014) – Colt’s Manufacturing Company, one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, today announced its sponsorship of national and international shooting sports competitor Maggie Reese. Reese has a successful track record in many shooting disciplines, and already has a full schedule ahead with Team Colt in 2014.
“We are thrilled to have Maggie join Team Colt,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “Maggie is very passionate and enthusiastic about the shooting sports. She is a wonderful role model for other young women who are interested in shooting, and we are proud to have her wearing the Colt name and competing with our firearms.”
“I am honored to be sponsored by Colt, a company with such a rich history and a strong reputation for quality in the industry,” said Reese. “A 1911 is the first gun I ever owned, so it i...
posted on November 12, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (Nov. 13, 2013) — Colt Defense LLC (the “Company”) announced today that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss 2013 third quarter financial results. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1- 877-565-1267 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-706-758-8327 (International), and providing the conference ID number: 10522929.
A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 14, 2013, and will last through Thursday, November 21, 2013. The replay may be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-404-537-3406 (International) and providing the same conference ID number listed above.
Prior to the call, the Company will file its 2013 third quarter financial results with the SEC on Form 10-Q which will be available at www.sec.gov.
About Colt Defense LLC
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posted on November 05, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Colt is proud to announce sponsored shooter Clint Upchurch is closing out another successful season of 3-Gun competition. Upchurch is currently ranked sixth in the 3-Gun Nation (3GN) Pro Series Tour, assuring him a spot at the 3GN Pro Series Championship, Rumble on the Range, during the SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
“Clint has had yet another outstanding season in the ever-growing 3-Gun competition series,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt. “We are extremely proud of his accomplishments, notably the fact that he has placed in the top 10 of every 3-Gun Nation Pro Series match this year; a feat that only three other competitors have accomplished. We wish him all the best at Rumble on the Range.”
In the 3GN Pro Series, Clint’s top 10 finishes include sixth place at Event #1, ninth place at Event #2, tenth place at Event #3 and ninth place at Event #4. His combined points from three events are 273...
posted on October 28, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., October 25, 2013 – Colt, a leading developer and manufacturer of firearms for the global military, law enforcement and civilian markets, today announces the addition of Anthony Acitelli to its leadership team. Acitelli will serve as Senior Vice President of Sales.
Acitelli brings more than 20 years experience in the defense industry to his new position with Colt. He spent the past three years with ATK – Security and Sporting Group, first in the role of Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, and then as President of the Accessories Division. Acitelli spent six years with Federal Cartridge, overseeing sales and marketing efforts. Other prior industry experience includes Tasco Worldwide and Simmons.
Acitelli earned his International MBA from Thunderbird Global Schools of Management and his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida. He also earned a general management certificate from Harvard Business School an...
posted on October 28, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., October 24, 2013 – Colt sponsored shooter Mark Redl walked away a king after the 2013 Smith & Wesson Live Free or Die State IDPA Championship. By winning the Custom Defensive Pistol (CDP) Division at the match, he also clinched the title of King of New England for the CDP Division.
“We are very proud of Mark for winning such a prestigious IDPA match series,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt. “Mark started the season strong this year, and we are thrilled to see him continue that pace with the King of New England victory.”
Redl won the King of New England title in the CDP Division with an overall time of 325.91 seconds, finishing 19 seconds ahead of his competitors. Division winners were determined by cumulative scores from four pre-selected stages in the Massachusetts State Championship, the New England Regional and the Live Free or Die State (New Hampshire) Championship.
“It’s an honor to have...
posted on September 24, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., September 23, 2013 – Colt is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Rubino to the newly created position of Vice President, Marketing. Rubino was previously Controller and Vice President of Operations for Colt’s Manufacturing Company.
“We are thrilled to have Joyce leading Colt’s marketing operations,” said Dennis Veilleux, President and CEO of Colt. “Joyce has been an integral part of our team for a number of years, and has a proven track record of outstanding leadership. She is keenly aware of the issues and opportunities within our industry, and is well positioned to lead Colt’s marketing efforts.”
Rubino has been an instrumental leader in the growth and success of Colt’s commercial operations. Throughout her time with Colt, Rubino has navigated a number of challenging situations, consistently delivering effective and well-thought solutions. It is this knowledge and experience that will serve her wel...
posted on September 24, 2013
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., August 23, 2013– Colt Defense LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of small arms for the global military, law enforcement and sporting markets, today announced the appointment of Dennis Veilleux as President and CEO effective immediately. Mr. Veilleux was most recently President and CEO of New Colt Holding Corp., which was acquired by Colt Defense last month. Mr. Veilleux replaces Gerald R. Dinkel, who will remain on Colt Defense’s Governing Board.
Commenting on the leadership transition, Governing Board Chairman Daniel J. Standen said, “During his tenure as CEO, Gerry Dinkel has been instrumental in Colt’s transformation into a more diversified business, including the recent completion of the acquisition of New Colt Holding Corp. We are grateful to Gerry for his valuable contribution to the Company and look forward to supporting Dennis Veilleux as the new CEO of the re-unified Colt. Dennis has 27 years of experience...