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Iconic gun maker Smith & Wesson get new CFO

Smith & Wesson, the gun makers takes on a new chief financial officer.

Smith & Wesson, the largest manufacturer of hand guns in the US, has
recruited William Spengler as executive vice president and chief financial
officer.

Spengler was most recently chief financial officer and executive vice
president at pharmaceutical producer MGI Pharma, which is now part of the
Japanese company Eisai Co, and prior to that was vice president of finance for
Black & Decker the toolmakers.

He replaces John Kelly who is promoted to the newly created post of vice
president of financial planning and control.

Smith & Wesson, most notably known for its revolver expertise, was
previously owned by Tomkins, the British based global engineering company, from
1987–2001.

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