Smith & Wesson expands executive leadership team
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. ■