FORT SMITH, AR (May 29, 2019) – Umarex USA, Inc. announces three new appointments to its North American sales team. Eric Coward has accepted the position of account executive reporting to Andy Green, national sales manager. In addition, Nigel Iles was promoted to the position of Elite Force product and marketing specialist and Evan Haddick was promoted to Elite Force account specialist, both of which report to Cliff Eisenbarger, Elite Force national sales manager. All are based out of Umarex USA’s headquarters in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
As account executive, Eric Coward will work directly with sporting goods dealers and distributors, promoting the products of Umarex USA, including Umarex Airguns, Axeon Optics, and Exude Lights by Optical Dynamics. Eric joined Umarex USA in 2011 as a consumer service representative. He moved into the role of gunsmith in 2012 and served as Elite Force Airsoft account specialist since 2013.
Nigel Iles, in his new position of product and marketing specialist will work directly with customers as well as guide the social media marketing efforts, event coordination, and promotions for Elite Force Airsoft. Nigel has been a member of the Elite Force sales team since 2016. Before that, he was the owner and operator of Intrigue Airsoft store and field in Kansas City, Missouri.
Formerly Elite Force account and event coordinator, Evan Haddick will take on a greater role in the Elite Force Airsoft sales efforts in his new position of Elite Force account specialist. Evanstarted with Umarex USA in 2015 as a consumer service representative and joined the Elite Force Airsoft team in 2018.
About Umarex USA
Umarex USA, Incorporated is one of North America’s fastest growing outdoor sport and recreation companies. Umarex USA innovates, develops and markets products under brands owned or licensed by its parent company, UMAREX GmbH & Co. KG. Such brands include Axeon®Optics, Beretta®, Browning®, Colt®, Elite Force®, Exude™, GLOCK®, Heckler & Koch®, Hornady®, IWI®, Rekt™, Ruger®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, UMAREX®, Walther®and others. For additional information regarding Umarex USA visit UmarexUSA.com.