Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. announced that the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, William F. Spengler, has resigned effective Nov. 12, to accept a position as president of a publicly traded company in the phytochemical and natural products industry.
The company has initiated a search for a new CFO. John Dineen, who joined Smith & Wesson in 1997 and who currently serves as vice president of finance for the Firearm Division, will assume the responsibilities of interim chief financial officer for Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, while Deana McPherson, who currently serves as vice president and corporate controller for Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, will assume the responsibilities of interim chief accounting officer.
Michael F. Golden, Smith & Wesson President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Bill has been a valued partner as CFO during his tenure. He has developed a strong financial team and played an important role in growing our Company since joining us in 2008. I'd like to thank him for his dedicated service and his many contributions to Smith & Wesson. We wish him well in this new opportunity, which is well-aligned with his strong background in the pharmaceutical industry.”