Byrna Technologies Inc (OTCQB:BYRN) (CSE:BYRN) announced Friday the election of Chris Reed to its board of directors and the expansion of its senior management team with the recent appointment of three senior executives.
David North has assumed the role of chief financial Officer, Sandra Driscoll is the company’s new director of human resources, and David Schultz is joining in the position of chief supply chain officer, according to a statement.
Reed is a senior law enforcement professional who, prior to joining the company, served as the Special Agent in Charge and Director for the US Agency of International Development in the Office of the Inspector General. He has served with the US Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF).
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Byrna said CFO North brings 35 years of financial management experience. After starting his career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche, he held various titles of increasing responsibility before his most recent role at Velcro Group Corporation, where he was a vice president and corporate controller.
Meanwhile, Driscoll also brings a wealth of experience to her new role as head of human resources. She previously worked at Eze Castle Integration (ECI), a managed services and technology company, catering to the investment management industry. At ECI, Driscoll was a manager, director and vice president of Human Resources and Operations, before being promoted to the role of vice president of Global Human Resources, a position she held for the past nine years.
And Schultz, the company’s new chief supply chain officer, has held various leadership roles in supply chain management, including 14 years as president and general manager of Perimeter Brand Packaging, a joint venture with Nypro Inc, which he co-founded and successfully sold his position in 2014. Most recently, Schultz served as chief procurement officer of ConMed Corporation.
“We’re thrilled to welcome these four highly qualified individuals to Byrna’s leadership team,” Bryna CEO Bryan Ganz said in a statement.
“We expect their collective backgrounds and skill sets to be extremely valuable as we work toward further developing our product line and distribution, both nationally and worldwide. They are joining at a very exciting time for the Company, as we are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth, and we anticipate that they will play a key role in our continued expansion. We look forward to working with them to generate increased value for our shareholders, ever better products for our customers, and a supportive work environment for our employees,” he added.
The Wakefield, Massachusetts-based company develops the Byrna HD, a handgun-like device that dispenses chemical irritants. All four new team members join Byrna during a period of record sales.
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Published at Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:35:00 +0000-Byrna Technologies taps senior law enforcement professional Chris Reed as director and expands senior management team