Press Release: 18 September 2018
John Rigby & Co. has responded to growing demand for its fine guns and accessories in the American market by appointing a full-time US sales representative.
The position has been filled by experienced 61-year old Gary Duffey, an avid game hunter based in Texas.
He will support Rigby’s US dealer network and customers by becoming the direct point of contact for the London gunmaker’s full range of rifles and other products.
As well as assisting dealers of Rigby’s Highland Stalker, Big Game and Rising Bite rifles over sales, orders and upgrades, he will also be the Rigby consultant who handles customer configurations for bespoke orders of the London Best rifle. Serving as a liaison to Rigby’s staff in London will be another key aspect of his responsibility.
“It is an honour to represent such an iconic brand,” said Mr Duffey, adding: “Helping customers fulfill their own dreams and passions is my primary focus. Rigby customers deserve no less than the best guns and service that we can provide, and we will always be available to serve them.”
Marc Newton, the managing director of Rigby, commented: “Gary has a wide range of business experience and an incredible passion for and knowledge of guns. He has participated at a national level in both the service rifle and match rifle disciplines and will be a huge asset to John Rigby & Co. in the US, which is a huge market for us. We are delighted to have him.”