Dennis Veilleux Named to NSSF Board of Governors
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The NSSF Board of Governors has announced the appointment of its newest board member, Dennis Veilleux, President and CEO of Colt’s Manufacturing Co.
Veilleux has served as Colt’s President and CEO since 2013. He joined Colt in 2006 as the Executive Director of Engineering, and his talents and contributions to the company were immediately realized. He was soon promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing at Colt Defense and quickly thereafter named as the Chief Operating Officer for Colt’s Manufacturing.
Veilleux’s career in the industry also includes positions with GE Armament, Ruger and FN Group (FNMI, Winchester and Browning).
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit nssf.org.