This is very exciting news. I’ve known Carl for years and he’s a very knowledgeable and all around great guy. As for ArmorSource, I visited their factory in Ohio recently and am extremely impressed with their capabilities as well as their employees. ArmorSource is definitely a company to keep an eye on.
Here is the ArmorSource press release:
ArmorSource, LLC announced today that defense industry executive and decorated Army veteran Carl Fulmore will join the company as Vice President of Business Development. Fulmore is currently a Director of Business Development at BAE Systems, Inc. Mr. Fulmore comes to ArmorSource, the world’s leading ballistic helmet manufacturer, with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and the experience of a more than 20 year, distinguished career in
the military where he served in the Infantry, the Special Forces and the Acquisition Corps.
In his new role with the company, Fulmore will oversee ArmorSource’s domestic business development efforts with the military, which spans the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Special Operations Command. Fulmore will capture new business opportunities for ArmorSource, focusing on innovative products such as the Lightweight Advanced Combat Helmet (LWACH), the Ultra Lightweight Advanced Combat Helmet (ULWACH), and the new generation of mission-specific configurations with the ability to suppress 7.62mm ballistic threats.
“At ArmorSource, we are fully committed to equipping U.S. troops with the best head protection available. We make sure that our products do everything possible to help our warfighters be more effective, more efficient and safer,” said Yoav Kapah, President and CEO of ArmorSource. “Carl has excellent experience and he knows ballistic helmets from his days using them in the Army and Special Forces, and from his time overseeing their acquisition as an Assistant Program Manager for the Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier. His great private sector experience within the protective equipment industry is just one more reason that I am honored to have Carl as a part of our team at
“ArmorSource is leading innovation in the ballistic head protection market in every way. I am thrilled to be working with a team that is bringing to the warfighter the lightest and strongest helmets available, and I look forward to expanding ArmorSource’s presence within the U.S. Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies,” said Fulmore. “Beyond having exceptional technology, I know from my prior work that ArmorSource has a great record of quality and on time delivery. That matters to program staff and end users. They are consistent, honest and great at what they do. I am proud to be part of the team and look forward to working with Mr. Kapah to continue growing the company.”
Fulmore begins his role as ArmorSource’s Vice President of Business Development on March 18, 2013.
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