Rawlings promotes Buechter to chief financial officer
Promoting Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. Andria Buchnerformer director of financial planning and analysis, to chief financial officer, filling the post left vacant when Ron Ostrowski was named chairman of Rawlings last month.
“I have worked closely with Andria during my 2.5 year tenure at Rawlings and I am confident that she will bring the necessary business knowledge, applicable experience and focus needed to succeed in this role. role, as well as a passion for the business and the sport of baseball and softball,” said Ostrowski.
As Director of Financial Planning and Analysis since 2015, Buechter has managed budget, forecasting, strategic planning and financial reporting. She also played a key role in preparing Rawlings 2018 corporate sale package and the acquisition of Easton through analysis and preparations. Buechter leads a team of analysts to measure performance, improve processes and increase financial literacy across the company.
In her new role as Chief Financial Officer, Buechter will analyze and drive strategic initiatives for sales, marketing, procurement and supply chain, as well as drive the day-to-day execution of the company’s financial and operational goals.