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Entries for September 2013

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Colt, in conjunction with Cooper Firearms of Montana, is expanding the M2012 bolt action rifle family with the introduction of two new models. The M2012MT308T and M2012LT308G/M2012LT260G follow their predecessor in the line, the M2012SA308. All M2012 models feature a custom fluted, match grade barrel and a single stage, adjustable Timney trigger. A signed, serial numbered and dated test target is included with each rifle as a testament to its accuracy. “The durability and accuracy provided by the M2012 bolt action rifle family is outstanding,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt. “These new ‘crossover’ rifles transition easily from target shooting at the range to long-range hunting in the field.” The M2012MT308T, offered in .308 Winchester, is designed with the shooter’s comfort in mind, making it ideal for long sessions at the range. It’s ruggedness and accuracy also make it a great choice for experienced hunt...

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn., September 23, 2013 – Colt is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Rubino to the newly created position of Vice President, Marketing. Rubino was previously Controller and Vice President of Operations for Colt’s Manufacturing Company. “We are thrilled to have Joyce leading Colt’s marketing operations,” said Dennis Veilleux, President and CEO of Colt. “Joyce has been an integral part of our team for a number of years, and has a proven track record of outstanding leadership. She is keenly aware of the issues and opportunities within our industry, and is well positioned to lead Colt’s marketing efforts.” Rubino has been an instrumental leader in the growth and success of Colt’s commercial operations. Throughout her time with Colt, Rubino has navigated a number of challenging situations, consistently delivering effective and well-thought solutions. It is this knowledge and experience that will serve her wel...

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn., August 23, 2013– Colt Defense LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of small arms for the global military, law enforcement and sporting markets, today announced the appointment of Dennis Veilleux as President and CEO effective immediately.   Mr. Veilleux was most recently President and CEO of New Colt Holding Corp., which was acquired by Colt Defense last month.  Mr. Veilleux replaces Gerald R. Dinkel, who will remain on Colt Defense’s Governing Board. Commenting on the leadership transition, Governing Board Chairman Daniel J. Standen said, “During his tenure as CEO, Gerry Dinkel has been instrumental in Colt’s transformation into a more diversified business, including the recent completion of the acquisition of New Colt Holding Corp. We are grateful to Gerry for his valuable contribution to the Company and look forward to supporting Dennis Veilleux as the new CEO of the re-unified Colt. Dennis has 27 years of experience...