Tag Archives: Brenna Preisser

Freedom Boat Club acquires 350th Location

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced its 350th location, doubling of the number of locations in the Freedom network since the company was acquired by Brunswick in May 2019.  Over the past three years, Freedom has added 180 new locations. The 350th location will be in Silkeborg, Denmark – Freedom’s first club location in Scandinavia.  “We are ...

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Brunswick grows shared access with southeast expansions

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced that it will acquire a portfolio of marine assets in the Southeast United States including the greater Atlanta area to expand shared access, advance its “Boating-as-a-Service” eco-system strategy with subscription based models and fortify plans to establish a regional marine operating center that will support Freedom Boat Club and Boateka.  This acquisition provides on-water infrastructure, points ...

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NMMA salutes 2022 STEP Ahead honorees

STEP Ahead Awards

To kick off Women's History Month, NMMA congratulated Allison Lemasters of Malibu Boats, LLC, Nicole McDonald and Brenna Preisser of Brunswick Corporation, and Wendy Scholler of Mercury Marine on receiving the Manufacturing Institute's 2022 STEP Ahead Awards. From the factory floor to the C-suite, the STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, Production) Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces 300th location

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Freedom Boat Club announced its 300th location within the Freedom network. The newest location represents Freedom’s 18th location in the Boston and Cape Cod market co-owned and operated by franchisees Matt Carrick and Matt O’Connor. Additionally, with the acquisition of Fanautic Club, earlier this year , the total number of boat club locations across Brunswick now adds up to to 324 ...

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Brunswick names new CHRO

Brunswick Corporation announced the appointment of Jill Wrobel as executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) effective Dec. 8, 2021 and reporting to CEO Dave Foulkes. Wrobel joined Brunswick in December 2020 as vice president, enterprise human resources and transformation leader. In her current role, Wrobel has been responsible for leading human resources strategy across the company and ...

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates success at annual conference

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Freedom Boat Club held its annual franchise conference last week to celebrate another year of record growth for the business. Since Freedom joined the Brunswick family in May 2019, it has experienced unprecedented expansion now serving nearly 70,000 members across nearly 300 locations. Freedom’s total footprint now also includes Fanautic Club, the largest boat club operator in Spain, acquired in July ...

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Brunswick Corp. again named to Forbes World’s Best Employers list

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For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has been named by Forbes and Statista to the 2021 list of World’s Best Employers. Thousands of global companies were surveyed for this honor and Brunswick was ranked in the top 15% of all organizations (No. 116 of 750 organizations selected), and in the top 10 companies in the world within the Engineering ...

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ELEVATE agenda gets exciting new addition

Boating Industry Elevate Summit 2021

The Boating Industry ELEVATE team is excited to announce that Info-Link founder and managing director Jack Ellis is just the latest addition to an already power packed line-up comprised of some of the biggest names in the recreational boating industry. The ELEVATE Summit conference is November 8-10 at the downtown Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Ellis, a lifelong boater, started Miami-based ...

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Excitement continues to build for Boating Industry ELEVATE 2021 in Atlanta

Elliot Eisenberg at ELEVATE

Now that we are growing more accustomed to getting out and gathering as an industry again, top boating industry visionaries and emerging leaders are gearing up for the 2021 ELEVATE SUMMIT, November 8-10 in downtown Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency. The conference features a mix of highly targeted, executive level presentations and panels, coupled with intimate networking mixers. “First and foremost, ...

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2021 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

By David Gee The 11th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize innovative leaders and trailblazers in the recreational boating industry who embrace the challenge of change. Their leadership has been especially critical during this extraordinary past year-and-a-half when it seems as if the only constant in our lives – and the industry – has been change. Our 2021 ...

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