Crosman Corporation, an international designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a wide range of products for the shooting sports, today announced the appointment of Blake Anderson from Thomasville, GA to the newly created position of Sales Manager, Wholesale Distribution. In his new position, Anderson will oversee all aspects of sales to the wholesale distribution channel.
Anderson reports directly to Crosman National Sales Manager, Brad Webb. Commenting on Anderson’s new role in the company Webb noted, “We’ve made a strategic decision to increase our focus on our wholesale customers. A combination of direct representation along with the frequency and familiarity of local representation will provide our wholesale customers with the best representation Crosman can provide. Anderson’s knowledge for driving growth, deepening relationships and more than 18 years of sales experience in the hunting, shooting sports and optics categories, make him a great addition to our team.”
Prior to joining Crosman, Anderson served most recently as Vice President of Business Development with Gamo Outdoor USA, where he was responsible for sales, product development and managed OEM business. Subsequent to his tenure with Gamo, he served as Vice President of Sales and General Manager at Simmons Outdoor Corporation, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, product development, press relations and daily operations. Anderson holds a BBA degree in marketing from Valdosta State University.
“This is an exciting time at Crosman,” said Anderson. “I’m pleased to join the Crosman team with its world-class products, manufacturing and distribution. The Crosman brands are well positioned to take advantage of several key market opportunities and continue strong sales momentum into the future.”
According to Webb, “This is a significant step forward for us as we renew our strategy for wholesale markets across North America. We are confident that Blake will take Crosman to new heights and our customers will experience a new level of service excellence in the wholesale distribution arena.”
Anderson lives in Thomasville, Georgia and enjoys offshore fishing, hunting and the occasional round of golf.