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Mercury Marine plant achieves ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that a major plant operation at its global headquarters is a "Zero Waste to Landfill" facility. The accomplishment represents a significant stride in the company's ongoing campaign to advance its sustainability mission, which includes a focus on protecting and preserving the environment. "People use and enjoy our products out in ...

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Mercury Marine opens new prop facility and releases 2019 sustainability report

Mercury Marine has officially broken ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition to its propeller casting facility. When complete, Mercury’s propeller facilities total footprint will encompass 90,000 square feet. The expansion is at Mercury’s global headquarters in Fond du Lac, will allow the company to almost double its current output for stainless steel propellers. In total, Mercury will invest ...

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Power Products and Land ‘N’ Sea both name new presidents

Power Products, one of the world's premier suppliers of innovative electrical products and systems, has named Tom Schuessler president effective immediately. Power Products, which was acquired by Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) in August 2018, is the largest parts and accessories acquisition in the company’s history. Schuessler has worked for Brunswick Corporation since 1984, most recently as president of Mercury Marine’s ...

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NMMA, EMD and MACD name new board members

As a result of John Pfeifer’s (former Mercury Marine president) resignation from the NMMA and Engine Manufacturer Division (EMD) boards, Ron Huibers, president and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, has been moved up from Vice Chair to Chair of the EMD Board, effective immediately, and also joins the NMMA Executive Committee. Huibers continues as a member of the ...

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Brunswick Corporation names new Mercury Marine president

Brunswick Corporation promoted Christopher Drees, president – marine parts and accessories, to president – Mercury Marine. Drees succeeds John Pfeifer, who has chosen to leave Brunswick to pursue opportunities outside the company. Drees will report to Brunswick chief executive officer David M. Foulkes. The appointment is effective immediately. "Assuming the Mercury presidency is a natural progression for Chris,” Foulkes explained. ...

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Attwood Coporation names new president

Attwood Corporation announced that Brian Scott, who has been with the company since 2007 most recently as Senior Director of Sales, Marketing, and Product Management has been named President of Mercury Marine’s Attwood division, effective immediately. Scott succeeds Jim Fox, who recently left the company. “Brian’s background in bringing innovative new products to the market in addition to his work ...

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Mercury Marine announces leadership team changes

Mercury Marine has announced four strategic changes to its executive leadership team: Mike Gyorog has been named executive vice president of global service at Mercury Marine. Gyorog has been with Mercury Marine since 1982 and has been instrumental in the company’s P&A growth as the vice president of global service and marine parts and accessories. This new role allows Gyorog ...

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