Tom Smith Retires as Chairman of TASER International to Join New Start-Up as CEO and Co-Founder
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced that Co-Founder and Chairman Tom Smith is retiring from the Board of Directors to join a new start-up in the aviation industry in Scottsdale, Arizona as CEO and co-founder, as well as pursue opportunities to join other boards.
Mr. Smith founded TASER International in 1993 together with his brother Rick Smith, CEO of TASER International. During the past 19 years, Mr. Smith has served as Chief Operating Officer, President, and Chairman. For the past several years, Mr. Smith served as Executive Chairman and oversaw sales for the Company. His retirement comes at the end of a progressive year-long transition of sales responsibilities to Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Kukowski.
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