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Smith & Wesson expands executive leadership team

Staff writer | Springfield, Mass., USA | April 12, 2016
Smith & WessonApril 12, 2016, Springfield, Mass., USA - Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation announced that Matt Buckingham will join as president of the firearms division and that Mark Smith has been promoted to president of the manufacturing services division.
Mr. Buckingham has been named to the newly created role of President of the Firearms Division. He joins Smith & Wesson from Brownells Inc., a global provider of firearms parts and accessories.

He joined Brownells in 2004 and most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer, a role in which he oversaw the development and implementation of the company's strategic objectives, and the execution of its day-to-day operations.

Prior to joining Brownells, Mr. Buckingham held a variety of increasingly responsible management roles with Pella Corporation, a large manufacturer of windows and doors.

Mr. Smith has been promoted to the newly created role of President of the Manufacturing Services Division. Mr. Smith joined Smith & Wesson in 2010 as Vice President of Supply Chain and since 2011 has served as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain.

He has over 17 years of operations and supply chain management experience in leadership roles across a number of industries, from Fortune 500 companies to diversified international corporations.

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