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February 14, 2016 10:32 AM ET

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Company Overview of True Temper Sports, Inc.

Company Overview

True Temper Sports, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells golf club components and performance tubing products. The company offers steel and graphite golf shafts. It sells its products through golf club manufacturers, domestic distributors, authorized international distributors, affiliates, and performance fitting center dealers. True Temper Sports, Inc. was formerly known as American Fork and Hoe Company and changed its name to True Temper Sports, Inc. in 1949. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee with manufacturing facilities, offices, and performance fitting centers in the United States and internationally.

8275 Tournament Drive

Suite 200

Memphis, TN 38125

United States

Founded in 1902

692 Employees





Key Executives for True Temper Sports, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Product Development and General Manager of Performance Sports
Age: 57
Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 49
Vice President of Engineering, Research & Development
Age: 70
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

True Temper Sports, Inc. Key Developments

The United Steelworkers of Local 7477 Ratifies New Contract with True Temper Sports to Increase Pay and Improve Benefits

The United Steelworkers (USW) said that members of Local 7477 have ratified a new contract with True Temper Sports that will increase pay and improve benefits for nearly 200 workers at the company's Amory, Miss., facility, which produces steel tubing for golf club shafts and other purposes. The new contract will be effective through July 2020 and includes a provision in which True Temper has agreed to close a Chinese plant and move that production to Mississippi. The USW expects the move to create 50 permanent new jobs in the coming months and up to 100 over the contract's term. USW District 9 Director Daniel Flippo called the agreement a clear victory for workers, their families and the community. USW Local 7477 President Dennis Fears praised the new contract and said that solidarity between workers is the key to success in bargaining. The USW represents 850,000 men and women employed in metals, mining, pulp and paper, rubber, chemicals, glass, auto supply and the energy-producing industries, along with a growing number of workers in public sector and service occupations.

True Temper Sports, Inc. Announces Leadership Changes

True Temper Sports, Inc. announced that Scott Hennessy will step down as president and CEO of company in January. Hennessy will be replaced by Jason Jenne, who is currently the company's chief operating officer and was previously True Temper's chief financial officer. Hennessy will remain with True Temper as chairman of the board of directors.

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