MADISON, NC – -(Ammoland.com)- Freedom Group, Inc. (FGI) has named Jennifer Williams Manager of Compliance, a key leadership function to ensure best practices utilization and to maintain absolute regulatory and legal compliance.
Williams joins FGI from BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc., where she was Manager of Trade Compliance, the Technology Control Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
Prior to her work with BEI, Williams was responsible for the development and implementation of Customer Trade Compliance Programs at Present Outcomes, LLC, where she oversaw compliance involving the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Customs Border and Protection (CBP), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Williams previously served as Manager of Trade Compliance for DRS Technologies and was a member of the Export License Compliance team for Raytheon Missile Systems.
“A strong, dedicated compliance team sets the right tone for the entire business,” said George Kollitides, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the FGI Board of Directors. “As we continue to build and grow our team, we want to emphasize how critical compliance is to our success and how when properly led can improve operations and growth. As such, we are very pleased to have Jennifer and her impeccable credentials, experience and expertise as part of our team.”
“Jennifer’s background makes her the perfect fit for this position,” said Ryan Cleckner, Director of Compliance and Government Affairs for FGI. “She understands the intricacies and protocols involved with export licensing and trade compliance. Furthermore, her knowledge and hands-on experience in the field will be an invaluable resource for FGI as we continue to bring new and exciting products to markets around the world.”
About Freedom Group, Inc.
Freedom Group is the world’s leading innovator, designer, manufacturer, and marketer of firearms, ammunition, and related products for the hunting, shooting sports, law enforcement, and military markets. As one of the largest manufacturers in the world of firearms and ammunition, we have some of the most globally recognized brands including Remington, Bushmaster, Barnes Bullets, DPMS/Panther Arms, Marlin, H&R, Parker, Mountain Khakis, AAC, PARA USA, and Dakota. The Company distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 80 foreign countries. More information about the Company can be found at www.freedom-group.com.