MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- True Temper Sports announced the hiring of Jason Jenne as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jenne brings an extensive financial and executive leadership background most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Fred's Inc, a $2 billion general merchandise retailer and pharmacy.
Mr. Jenne has a deep knowledge of the sporting goods and consumer products industries. He previously served in several senior leadership roles within True Temper Sports during his 18 year career at the company prior to departing in 2016 to pursue other professional leadership opportunities. In his new role, Mr. Jenne will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the accounting and finance functions in addition to overseeing True Temper's global information technology, legal, regulatory, insurance and risk management.
"We are thrilled to have Jason back at the company to lead these critical functional areas," said Jeremy Erspamer, President and Chief Executive Officer of True Temper Sports. "He is a very talented CFO and brings a keen strategic business mind to our leadership team. In addition, Jason has developed strong and productive relationships during his previous tenure with the current management team, employees, and customers and has proven himself as a highly capable and well-respected leader. I am confident with his oversight of these key functional areas that True Temper is well positioned for continued success in the years to come."
ABOUT TRUE TEMPER
For over 100 years, True Temper Sports has been a premiere sporting goods manufacturer with current brands in golf, hockey and lacrosse. Under the shaft brands True Temper® and Project X®, True Temper Sports is the leading manufacturer of golf shafts in the world and the number one shaft on professional tours globally. With a focus on technological advancements and quality, the company's hockey division, TRUE Hockey®, as well as the lacrosse division, TRUE Lacrosse®, look to maintain the excellence associated with True Temper Sports. True Temper Sports is proudly represented by more than 800 individuals in ten facilities located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, China and Australia. For more information, visit www.truetemper.com.
SOURCE True Temper Sports