Michael Callahan, president and CEO of outdoor sports consultant Aspen Partners, has been elected to ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) board of directors and will serve as a member of the audit committee.
ATK said Monday that Callahan’s appointment took effect on March 1 and will increase the board’s size from eight to nine.
“Mike’s 36 years of leadership in the sporting goods and outdoor industry, combined with his public company management experience and cross-functional expertise, are a valuable addition to ATK, ” said Chairman Ron Fogleman.
Fogleman added the company appointed Callahan as part of its push into the shooting sports and outdoor recreation markets.
Callahan is a former owner and president of Sports Mercantile and has held roles in sports retail operations, marketing and merchandising, business development and international operations.
He has served on the boards at NBFog and Bushnell, which ATK acquired in 2013, as well as the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Outdoor Business Council.