ATK SVP Ronald Johnson Resigns as President of Sporting Group; Mark DeYoung Comments

Mark DeYoung
Mark DeYoung

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) has announced the head of its Anoka, Minn.-based sporting group, senior vice president Ronald P. Johnson, has resigned from his position, effective today.

According to a company statement, Johnson joined the company in 2001 when it acquired the sporting equipment group from Blount International and served as VP and general manager of ATK’s commercial products division earlier in his tenure.

“Ron has contributed to the success and growth of our shooting sports platform, including our expansion into accessories and new markets, ” said Mark DeYoung,  ATK president and CEO.

“I congratulate him on his many accomplishments here at ATK and wish him well, ” he added.

According to the release, the company will decide on an interim sporting group president during its regularly scheduled meeting this week and will make an announcement next week.

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