Scott Swanby Joins the ACR Sales Team

National safety advocate and founder of Sporting Lives, Inc. ("SOSPENDERS" inflatable lifejacket appointed Outdoor, Aviation and Government Sales Manager for North America.

ACR Electronics, Inc., the world leader in safety and survival technologies, has named outdoors safety advocate Scott Swanby to the position of Outdoor, Aviation and Government Sales Manager for North America.

Swanby has an extensive background dealing with outdoor specialty and chain retailers. He is known throughout the outdoor, government and general aviation industries as a dedicated advocate of safety. He received two Presidential appointments to the prestigious United States Coast Guard National Boating Safety Advisory Council and currently sits on the Prevention Through People subcommittee. He is also a member of numerous outdoor and marine organizations, including National Sporting Goods Association, Recreational Fishing Alliance, American Flyfishing Trade Association, Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society and Outdoor Writers Association of America, to name a few.

Swanby holds a BBA in marketing and economics from Boise State University. He resides in Idaho with his wife Debbie and daughters Kaytlyn and Lindsey.

ACR's line of outdoor/aviation products includes the new TerraFixâ„¢ and AeroFixâ„¢ 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacons, emergency strobes and signal lights, signaling mirrors and whistles and survival gear bags and blankets.

"Scott Swanby brings a lifetime of outdoor, general aviation and government experience to the market," said Ron Crowder, ACR's Executive Director of Sales. "He is also a passionate advocate of safety, having worked ten years to develop a Coast Guard approved inflatable life vest that outdoorsmen should wear. Scott's dedication and his relationship with specialty and chain outdoor retailers in North America make him a perfect fit for ACR Electronics.”

ACR Electronics, Inc., (, a Cobham plc Company, designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products and accessories. The quality systems of this facility have been registered by UL to the ISO 9001:2000 Series Standards. Recognized as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR has provided safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries, as well as to the military, since 1956.


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