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Brunswick names Steve Langlais as president of Princecraft

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced Monday it has named Steve Langlais as president of its Princecraft brand of freshwater boats, effective May 2. He succeeds Donald Dubois, who recently became president - european boats for Brunswick. Langlais will report to Jeff Kinsey, president - Brunswick Freshwater Group. Langlais joins Brunswick from Soucy International, where he spent four years in various leadership ...

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Brunswick reports phishing incident

Brunswick Corporation reported Monday it has been the victim of an email phishing incident that resulted in the potential unauthorized disclosure of 2015 W-2 information of a large number of current and former employees. The incident occurred Friday, Apr. 29, and the company learned of it later that day. Brunswick is informing affected individuals, as well as notifying the IRS ...

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Brunswick sales up 9 percent in 2016 Q1

Brunswick Corp. grew sales in the first quarter of the year, reporting growth in both boat and engine sales. Brunswick reported results for the first quarter of 2016 on Thursday: Consolidated net sales increased 9 percent versus first quarter 2015; 10 percent growth on a constant currency basis; excluding the impact of acquisitions, sales on a constant currency basis increased ...

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Brunswick names Cecil Cohn to head Brunswick Financial Services

Brunswick Corp. has appointed Cecil Cohn to lead Brunswick Financial Services effective May 2. Currently president of the Crestliner boat brand, Cohn succeeds Scott Ward, who recently was named senior vice president and general manager of Sea Ray sport yacht and yachts.  In his new position, Cohn will report to Brunswick senior vice president and CFO Bill Metzger. BFS and ...

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Brunswick executives to present at upcoming conferences

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark D. Schwabero and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer William L. Metzger will present at separate investor conferences this week. Schwabero will present at the Raymond James 37th Annual Institutional Investor Conference on March 8 at J. W. Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando. The presentation will ...

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Brunswick Dealer Advantage program renews participation with ARI

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Dealer Advantage (BDA), part of Brunswick Corporation's (NYSE: BC) dealer services team, announced today that it has renewed its participation with ARI Network Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIS).  BDA consists of dealer services in the U.S. and Canada that are designed to help marine dealers reduce costs, drive revenue and enhance the retail customer experience. "ARI offers ...

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Good results for public boating companies to close out 2015

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The final quarter of 2015 proved to be a good one for the publicly traded companies in the industry, with Brunswick, MarineMax, Malibu, Marine Products and MasterCraft all showing growth. Several of the companies reported challenges in Canada and overseas, but that was offset by strong numbers for the U.S. market. Brunswick reports 7 percent sales increase for 2015 Brunswick ...

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Weekly 5: Sportsmen’s Act passed by U.S. House

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Monday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Sportsmen's Act passed by U.S. House The Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act passed the U.S. House Saturday in what several industry groups say is a victory ...

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Brunswick appoints Schwabero Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced today that Mark D. Schwabero has been elected chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding Dustan E. McCoy, who is retiring after serving in that position since 2005. The appointment is effective immediately. The action is the culmination of “a deep and robust succession process” that has evolved over the past several years, according to McCoy, who will ...

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Boston Whaler’s 250 Outrage premieres in Miami

EDGEWATER, Fla. – The Boston Whaler introduced the 250 Outrage at the Miami International Boat Show, alongside recent additions including the new 330 Outrage and 280 Outrage, both appearing in Miami for the first time. “Each year, the Miami Boat Show draws passionate boaters from around the world. There’s no better venue in which to show off our newest Outrage, ...

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