ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Crosman Corporation, an international designer, manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of products for the shooting sports, has named Lenn Phegley as its VP of manufacturing. Phegley replaces Dan Schultz, who retired after 39 years of service.
In his new position, Phegley will oversee all manufacturing operations, as well as the company’s environmental, health and safety, manufacturing engineering, design engineering and quality assurance functions.
“Lenn not only brings sophisticated manufacturing expertise to Crosman, but he brings it from a global environment,” says Phil Dolci, Crosman president and CEO. “With an impressive track record of managing operations across diverse industries and international regions, Lenn has a strong proficiency in lean manufacturing and possesses tremendous leadership qualities. His broad experience in establishing factory priorities based on realistic capabilities will drive productivity and continuous improvement. We are delighted he has joined the Crosman team.”
Prior to joining Crosman, Phegley served as operations leader for Crane Co., where he was responsible for company operations in Chandler, AZ, Redmond, WA and Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Prior to joining Crane Co., Phegley spent time in the automotive, millwork, defense and electronics industries, where he served as business development manager, operations director and earned his Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Phegley holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Yale University and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ.
“I look forward to bringing my passion for lean manufacturing to this business, whose 90-year tradition and rich history make it one of the shooting industry’s most iconic brands,” said Phegley.
Phegley and his family plan to relocate to the Rochester area.