FARMINGTON, Utah, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) has named Jennifer G. Anderson as Vice President and Treasurer, effective April 1, 2017. Anderson will assume the responsibility from the company's current Vice President, Controller and Treasurer, Thomas G. Sexton, who has announced his intention to retire at the end of the company's FY18 first quarter after a successful 31-year career.
Anderson will have responsibility for all aspects of treasury operations, including financings, cash and investment management, risk management, real estate and equipment leases, and derivatives.
"I have worked with Jennifer for a number of years and am impressed with her deep knowledge and experience in finance and treasury, her strategic leadership and results-oriented decision making skills," said Chief Financial Officer Stephen Nolan. "I look forward to working with her in this new capacity as she expands her responsibilities and oversight."
Anderson has served as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer for Vista Outdoor since 2015. Prior to the spinoff, she was the Assistant Treasurer (2009-2015), the Director of Treasury (2005-2009) and the Director of Financial Reporting (2001-2005) for Alliant Techsystems Inc. Anderson was a Manager for Assurance and Advisory Services for Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1995 to 2001.
She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management and is a Certified Risk Management Professional.
About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Farmington, Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. For news and information visit www.vistaoutdoor.com or follow us on Twitter @VistaOutdoorInc and Facebook at www.facebook.com/vistaoutdoor.
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