Big Rock Sports names David McCartney as president

David McCartney has been named president of Big Rock Sports, the US distributor of sporting goods brands including some of the key names in fishing and shooting to 15,000 retailers.

He will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the company, joining the executive team at Big Rock’s home office in North Carolina, where he will report to CEO Ed Small.

With three decades of distribution experience, David brings a comprehensive knowledge of warehouse operations, pricing, supply chain, and inventory management to the firm. His background spans both retail operations and wholesale distribution with a focus on serving thousands of small, independent retailers across the US and Canada.

He spent nearly 30 years with General Parts, Inc, where he served as president of its Carquest division, managing the whole supple chain including 32 distribution centres in the US, three in Canada, and two in China.

“We are thrilled to have David join the Big Rock Sports team,” CEO of Big Rock Sports and parent company Peak Global Holdings, Ed Small said.

“His extensive knowledge of distribution and his experience serving small, family-owned businesses will be a tremendous asset that will help us continue providing best-in-class product assortments and service to our family of retailers.”

An avid outdoorsman, David grew up hunting and fishing in West Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management from North Carolina State University.