LAKE FOREST, IL (March 6, 2019) Pepperball®, a division of United Tactical Systems, LLC and a world leader in non-lethal products, is excited to announce the hiring of Chris Hartnett as the new vice president of consumer sales.
In this role, Chris will head up PepperBall’s non-lethal consumer and retail sales efforts in the U.S.,
and will focus on assisting customers expand and grow within the personal defense market.
Chris has extensive leadership experience, including most recently at Remington Arms where he led training and demonstration for their law enforcement and military division. He has held numerous sales and training positions including for Exelon Nuclear Security, Blackbird Technologies, and Taurus.
Chris is a 20-year retired Army Veteran with 16 years in the Army Special Forces.
“We are beyond excited to have Chris join the United Tactical Systems team, and are confident that his experience and industry relationships will be an asset to our marketing and sales efforts,” said Kyle Tengwall, general manager for United Tactical Systems consumer division. “His proven track record speaks for itself. He is sure to compliment our team and current initiatives.”
The PepperBall® system originates in a 1996 DARPA program. PepperBall® projectiles are precision-manufactured with a proprietary outer shell and live active irritant compound engineered to burst on impact into a temporarily incapacitating cloud with no harmful impacts. PepperBall® products are used by thousands of agencies across the U.S. and around the world, and offer a true non-lethal alternative with an unsurpassed safety record over thousands of incidents spanning 20 years. The company delivers professional certified training for users, instructors and armorers. PepperBall® engages with military agencies, law enforcement, and Tier One industry defense and security partners to continue evolving safe, versatile, effective variants for non-lethal solutions and missions. PepperBall® is a registered trademark of United Tactical Systems LLC, exclusive manufacturer and worldwide supplier of genuine PepperBall® products.
For more information about PepperBall®and its products, please visit www.pepperball.com.