WEST HARTFORD, Conn., October 25, 2013 – Colt, a leading developer and manufacturer of firearms for the global military, law enforcement and civilian markets, today announces the addition of Anthony Acitelli to its leadership team. Acitelli will serve as Senior Vice President of Sales.
Acitelli brings more than 20 years experience in the defense industry to his new position with Colt. He spent the past three years with ATK – Security and Sporting Group, first in the role of Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, and then as President of the Accessories Division. Acitelli spent six years with Federal Cartridge, overseeing sales and marketing efforts. Other prior industry experience includes Tasco Worldwide and Simmons.
Acitelli earned his International MBA from Thunderbird Global Schools of Management and his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida. He also earned a general management certificate from Harvard Business School and completed executive management training through the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Colt is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, please visit www.colt.com.