October 2017 (Miami, FL) - David Blenker has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Taurus Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Taurus USA”). Taurus USA encompasses the popular Taurus®, Rossi®, and Heritage™ Manufacturing product lines.
Blenker has spent the last 27 years of his career at Taurus USA, with over 20 years serving as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). During his tenure, Taurus has grown to become a leading firearm brand in the United States. “I’m honored to have been selected as CEO of Taurus USA. I take great pride in being part of this family for nearly three decades,” states Blenker. “We have a very dedicated work force that is committed to making Taurus the top brand and I’m excited to be leading the team with this vision.”
Blenker has been an integral part of the growth of the Taurus brand with world-renown product introductions such as The Judge®, Curve® and Taurus SPECTRUM™, as well as many inline product extensions, gaining the attention of the industry with innovation. Blenker has also played a key role in Taurus USA’s acquisitions of the Rossi and Heritage brands, adding to the company portfolio. Blenker will assume the CEO position effective immediately.
About Taurus USA:
Taurus Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Taurus USA”) continues to evolve and produce revolutionary new products. In addition, new standards for quality and efficiency help deliver reliable and affordable guns to the market. Taurus USA is based in Miami, Florida. Taurus Holdings, Inc. is owned by Forjas Taurus, S.A. which is a publicly traded company based in Brazil. Forjas Taurus manufactures a wide variety of consumer and industrial products that are distributed worldwide. For additional information, visit www.taurususa.com