Golf News for Friday, October 12, 2012 | People

True Temper Sports names Joe Lyons as Chief Financial Officer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — True Temper Sports, the number one golf shaft manufacturer in the world, announced today that Vice President of Finance Joe Lyons has been named the company's Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Lyons will oversee all financial operations globally for the company and be responsible for all internal and external reporting requirements.

"Joe has been an integral part of True Temper since 2005 and this promotion is well deserved," says Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper. "He has played an instrumental role in our global expansion over the past several years, and has helped us build strong financial infrastructure. As we continue to expand our leadership position in global marketplace, Joe's financial expertise and knowledge of our business will help position True Temper for future success."

Lyons has been with True Temper for seven years, serving most recently as vice president of finance directing all accounting and global finance activities for the company. Prior to joining the company, Lyons held positions at Gate Gourmet and Glimpso, LLC, following a six year career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a CPA and holds a bachelor and master degree in professional accountancy from Mississippi State University and a master of business administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

With manufacturing facilities and offices located throughout the country and the world, True Temper retains the largest market share globally in golf shafts. While True Temper offers several brands with many unique models, the Dynamic Gold and Project X brands dominate many of the headlines from the world golf tours.

The company markets a complete line of golf shafts and performance sports products in more than 30 countries throughout the world. True Temper Sports is proudly represented by 1,000 individuals in ten facilities located in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Australia.

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