LAST UPDATED: May 1st, 2015
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert Girard, Jr. to the position of North American Sales Director.
Girard comes to Leupold & Stevens, Inc. after several years at Horton Archery, where he served as Director of Sales prior to becoming Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2012. Prior to his years at Horton, Girard also worked as a Vice President of Sales at Eastman Outdoors, and has worked in marketing, supply chain, and sales capacities with such prominent brands as K-Mart and Nabisco. Girard is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in Materials and Logistics Management, and an MBA in Product Management from the University of Scranton.
According to Kevin Trepa, Vice President of Sales at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “Rob’s interests, aptitudes, and experience will be strong assets to our sales team as we continue to grow our North American presence. His strategic vision and guidance will be critical as we continue to navigate a dynamic retail environment.”
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-owned optics company, employs hundreds of people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Ore. Family owned and privately operated, Leupold offers products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters, American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel and wildlife observers. The product line includes rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; trail cameras; mounting systems; and optical tools and accessories.