BEAVERTON, Ore. –-(Ammoland.com)- Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Simmons to the executive position of Vice President of Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain.
Simmons joins Leupold after some 32 years of experience in a variety of industries, including shipbuilding, nuclear energy, equipment fabrication and aerospace.
Most recently, he was the VP of Engineering, Quality and Operations for Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems. Simmons holds a Business Administration degree from Warner Pacific College and an MBA from George Fox University. He is a lifelong hunter and shooter, having begun these pursuits as a teenager.
“Scott possesses the right blend of education, skills and a dedication to lean manufacturing and sourcing processes to support Leupold & Stevens’ aggressive growth plans for the future,” said Calvin Johnston, President and CEO of Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We are excited to have him on board and look forward to the impact he will make on the company in the years going forward.”
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 privately 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 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688, U.S.A.
Phone: (800) LEUPOLD or (503) 526-1400 • Fax: (503) 352-7621 • www.leupold.com