Christopher T. Metz, Chief Executive Officer
Christopher T. Metz, Chief Executive Officer, has more than 25 years of experience leading consumer and durable goods companies. Prior to joining Vista Outdoor, Metz served as president and CEO of Arctic Cat from 2014-2017. Prior to Arctic Cat, he was managing director of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Metz worked for Black & Decker from 1992-2005, including serving as the president of the company’s Hardware and Home Improvement group, president of Kwikset Corporation, president of Price Pfister, president of Baldwin Hardware, and general manager of European Professional Power Tools and Accessories.
Miguel “Mick” Lopez, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Miguel “Mick” Lopez, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, joined Vista Outdoor in April 2018. Mick has over 30 years of experience in finance, operations and strategy, driving process improvements in both publicly traded and private companies. His background includes corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management. He is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial activities for the company.
Scott D. Chaplin, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal, Human Resources and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Scott D. Chaplin, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal, Human Resources and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Prior to this role, Scott served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Vista Outdoor. He previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2012 – 2015 for ATK, an aerospace, defense, and outdoor sports and recreation company. Mr. Chaplin has expertise in developing, leading and advising on compliance and governance, acquisitions and investments, ethics, contracts, and pricing and procurements for defense and aerospace companies.