George Kollitides is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Remington Outdoor Company (ROC), one of the largest firearms and ammunition manufacturers in the world, which includes brands such as Remington Arms, Bushmaster, DPMS and Marlin, among others. Mr. Kollitides is also the Chairman of Tier 1 Group, a special forces training business.
Prior to his appointment as ROC’s Chairman and CEO, Mr. Kollitides was a Managing Director at Cerberus Capital Management, a global private investment manager, where he focused on the defense, firearms and related industries.
Mr. Kollitides joined Cerberus Capital Management from TenX Capital Management, a middle market private equity firm, where he served as a Founder and President. Before joining TenX, Mr. Kollitides was a Principal at Catterton Partners, a global consumer branded investment manager. Prior to working at Catterton, Mr. Kollitides held various positions at GE.
Mr. Kollitides holds numerous life memberships in hunting, shooting, fishing and conservation organizations. He is a regular member of the Boone and Crockett Club, a Benefactor Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) where he serves on both the Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee and Publications Committee, a Trustee of the NRA Foundation, a Life Member and Director of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association and a Director of the Safari Club New York Tri-State Chapter. He previously served on the NRA Nominating Committee and as a Director of the Connecticut Chapter of Safari Club. Mr. Kollitides was ranked by Sports One Source as one of 40 under 40 in the sporting goods industry.
Mr. Kollitides is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Orthopaedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles, a non-profit organization focused on orthopedics, movement analysis and musculoskeletal diseases. For his hard work as Vice Chairman of the organization, Mr. Kollitides was honored with the Leadership Award for Philanthropy in 2010.
Mr. Kollitides has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Lafayette College, where he currently serves on the school’s Financial Policy Committee, and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in Finance and Management of Organizations.
Mr. Kollitides is married to Karen and they have three sons. The family is active in the outdoors.
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