SIG SAUER® Hires New Business Development Leader

Published Date: 7/31/2008
EXETER, NH – SIG SAUER®, the leading manufacturer of law enforcement and military firearms and the recipient of numerous law enforcement and federal contracts, is pleased to announce the addition of John Klebes as New Business Development Leader. As Business Development Leader, Klebes’ duties will entail key development, processes and procedures for the SIG SAUER Rubee project. His duties will also include new business development within the law enforcement and national defense sectors. “We are excited to have John as part of the SIG SAUER team. His vast knowledge in this field of electronic technology will launch SIG SAUER to a new level of business,” states Ron Cohen, CEO of SIG SAUER. Prior to his current position at SIG SAUER, Klebes spent the last 15 year as Program Manager/Lead Engineer, Emerging Technologies Division with Smith & Wesson. With over 20 patents in his portfolio encompassing safety and data into firearms, Klebes was responsible for and implemented strategic R&D efforts into biometric authorized user-only electronic handgun technology. As a member of multiple defense and law enforcement organizations, Klebes will have a direct impact in the development and expansion of the Rubee project with SIG SAUER.