|[February 15, 2013]
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. Adds Key Roles with Eye on Current Demand, Future Growth
BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is excited to announce the creation of two new
vice presidential positions that are designed to improve the company's
performance in key areas of its Manufacturing, Engineering, and Global
Supply Chain efforts.
These positions are being added after another year of record setting
sales that have seen a continued rapid increase in demand for Leupold &
Stevens, Inc.'s American made and sourced products.
A new Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering will be hired and
will provide leadership and strategic direction for Leupold & Stevens'
engineering, quality, new product innovation, continuous improvement and
manufacturing functions. This role is critical as Leupold & Stevens,
Inc. continues to evolve to meet surging demand for its American made
products and components.
Within the Global Supply Chain Division a new Vice resident of Global
Supply Chain will provide leadership and strategic direction for Leupold
& Stevens' supply chain division. In recent years, Leupold & Stevens,
Inc.'s rangefinder and binocular lines have seen rapid expansion to meet
growing demand, and this position will be critical to support the
ongoing growth within these important segments.
"The last two years have seen us greatly increase sales while
repositioning and realigning the company to be better prepared to
compete in the future," said Calvin Johnston, President and CEO of
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. "These new changes give us the ability to grow
our domestic manufacturing capability, improve our supply chain
operation, and provide our customers with even better service and
products than ever before."
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-owned optics company,
employs hundreds of people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing
facility near Beaverton, Ore. Family owned and operated, Leupold offers
products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters,
American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel and wildlife
observers. The product line includes rifle, handgun and spotting scopes;
binoculars; rangefinders; trail cameras; mounting systems; and optical
tools and accessories.
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., P.O. Box (News - Alert) 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688,
Phone: (800) LEUPOLD or (503) 526-1400 • Fax:
(503) 352-7621 • www.leupold.com
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