Jones brings proven track record of new customer development and increased revenue in both industrial and firearms marketplaces to Fobus Holster.
Bensalem, Pa. (October 2017) – First Samco, Inc. (FSI), the exclusive U.S. distributor of Fobus Holster and Mag Pouches, announces the hiring of Ryder Jones as Sales and Marketing Director. Ryder has more than eight years of sales and marketing experience with a proven track record in both the industrial and shooting sports marketplaces.
Ryder will be responsible for the leadership and direction of all Fobus sales and marketing functions for the company, including commercial, law enforcement and military/government accounts.
“We are very excited to have Ryder join our team,” commented Ira Block, FSI’s President. “Ryder’s extensive industry experience in driving sales growth and building sustainable partnerships will significantly enhance our current sales and marketing efforts and continue company efforts to expand Fobus’ brand and market share.
Previously, Jones was the Sales and Marketing Director for Hogue, Inc., where he was responsible for developing and implementing all sales and marketing initiatives. He also served as a Territory Manager for NTN Bearing Corporation of America and as the Area Sales Manager for Atlas Copco Rental. Jones graduated from California Polytechnic State University with a BS in Business Administration and a concentration in Business Marketing / Management. Ryder is an avid firearms enthusiast, hunter and outdoorsman, as well as a retired motorcycle racer.
About Fobus Holsters:
Fobus Holster, Israel’s leading holster maker, was founded in 1978 and was the first holster company to introduce injection molded polymer holsters to the market. Developed for the Israeli military and special security services. Fobus holsters and mag pouches are designed for maximum comfort and durability while being lightweight, combat tested and extremely reliable.
Fobus offers an extensive variety of over 160 different holster models, passive and active retention, fitting hundreds of different pistols and revolvers with all possible carry options.
All Fobus holsters and mag pouches are virtually maintenance free and carry a Lifetime Warranty.