Press Release  – 8 January 2018

With over 19 years’ experience in the British gun trade, Andrew Ambrose has been appointed as head of sales at London gunmakers John Rigby & Co.

After joining Holland & Holland at the age of 23, Andrew worked his way through the ranks from junior administrator to gunroom manager.

At Rigby, Andrew will be responsible for generating and growing business sales, plus developing the website. Andrew will also be working alongside managing director Marc Newton to help develop the business itself, which is constantly moving from strength to strength.

Discussing his new position Andrew Ambrose commented: “I’m very excited to be part of such a forward-thinking company that is embracing change and looking to move forward all the time, it’s exciting to be part of it. I’ve watched the company grow from afar for the past five years and it’s clear to see the passion and positivity surrounding the company and that just grabbed me – it’s infectious.”

“We’re delighted to have Andrew join the Rigby team,” commented Marc Newton managing director, “With Andrew’s years of experience working in the gun trade industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge, real enthusiasm for the brand and will be a strong addition to the company.”

To contact Andrew, email:

3 responses

  1. Belated congratulations Andrew on your new position with John Rigby. I have interacted with Andrew over the last 15 years whenever Griffin & Howe business has coincided with Holland & Holland. I have always found Andrew to be extremely helpful, detail oriented and altogether a very pleasant character, who I am sure will make an important contribution to John Rigby & Co.
    Guy Bignell
    Former President & CEO
    Griffin & Howe, Inc. USA

  2. On behalf of the Capreolus Club, I would like to offer my warm congratulations to Andrew on his new and exciting position at Rigby, and also to Rigby for appointing such a prominent and capable industry professional. Peter Jones Chairman

  3. Had the pleasure of meeting Andrew at DSC. Expected to find Marc! Pass on to Marc that I hope the wife and new baby are doing well and will be home soon if not already. Also tell Maria I’ll be calling her in a week or so to place another small order. To all of you….Be safe and have a great and prosperous new year!!!
    David Hodo

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