David Stokoe, Vice President, Procurement
David Stokoe is Vice President of Procurement for Vista Outdoor Inc. The company is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the outdoor sports and recreation markets. Vista Outdoor operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products.
David is a UK native and has spent over 12 years living and working in the U.S. David has an international business background with extensive experience in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
He recently spent 12 years at Sun Capital Partners as Senior Vice President for Strategic Procurement and Global Sourcing, responsible for direct and indirect procurement and nontraditional spend management. Prior to Sun Capital, he was President of JTECH Communications, and Business Unit Manager and Director of Asia Operations for Invensys Sensor Systems/Elmwood Sensors Inc. David has also held leadership positions with Kyocera Elco Europe, 3M United Kingdom, and GEC Telecommunications.
He earned a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Sunderland University, United Kingdom.