Pepperball, a division of United Tactical Systems, LLC and a leader in non-lethal products, has hired Erik Leslie as its executive vice president of sales.

Leslie will head up PepperBall’s global non-lethal sales organization, and will focus on assisting customers expand and grow with United Tactical Systems.

Leslie is a shooting sports industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience. Most recently, he served as president and CEO for Magtech Ammunition Company, a member of the CBC Global Ammunition group. Previously, he spent seven years at Federal Ammunition and Blount Sporting Equipment Group where he was instrumental in various sales and marketing management positions.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business with an emphasis in marketing from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

“Erik’s experience level and strong sales background will compliment our team and current initiatives,” said Ron Johnson, CEO of United Tactical Systems. “We are excited Erik has decided to join United Tactical Systems, and are confident that his experience and industry relationships will be an asset to our marketing and sales efforts.”

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