Steven Seagal was clearly passed up as the driving force behind making the Kalashnikov platform of rifles more accessible within the United States. While, his name is avian in origin, he has a clear stake in promoting Russian firearms within the United States and has met with many Russian dignitaries in respect to this cause. However, Bill Silver has now been named as the Vice President of Sales to promote the new Kalashnikov USA. As you will see in the official press release below, he has a great track record in promoting international firearms manufacturers Stateside.
Tullytown, Pa. (March 2015) - Kalashnikov USA, manufacturer of Kalashnikov style firearms, announces the hiring of industry veteran Bill Silver as the vice president of sales for Kalashnikov USA.
Over the last two decades, Bill has worked in a variety of capacities in the firearms industry, from national sales manager of a distribution house with east and west coast locations, to, most recently, as vice president of commercial sales at Sig Sauer®. During Bill's career as a sales professional, he has demonstrated notable success by increasing sales significantly. His ongoing mission is to bring quality firearms to the commercial marketplace by assuring availability of product through distribution to local dealers who are anxious to serve the firearms enthusiasts in their area.
"Kalashnikov USA is very pleased to have Bill join our team as vice president of sales," Thomas McCrossin, CEO of Kalashnikov USA said regarding Bill's hiring. "Bill's combination of experience, skill-set and reputation in our industry will fast track sales through our distribution channels. He will be instrumental in bringing to our customers the new line-up of firearms bearing a noble Russian heritage."
"I welcome the opportunity to serve this industry by representing a line of products that through our distribution channels, dealers will want to sell and consumers will purchase with confidence," Bill Silver, vice president of sales for Kalashnikov USA added.
For more information on Kalashnikov USA, visit Kalashnikov-USA.com