Tag Archives: Chris Drees

Mercury Marine partners with Alliant Energy to build solar array

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Mercury Marine announced a partnership with Alliant Energy to build a 5-megawatt, 32-acre solar array in eastern Fond du Lac County to advance the company’s sustainability initiatives and the region’s growing commitment to renewable energy. The Ledgeview Solar Project, pending review and approval by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in the coming months, is the first to be developed under ...

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Mercury Marine names new VP, GM of eSolutions

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Perissa Millender Bailey vice president and general manager, eSolutions. This new position on Mercury’s leadership team will be responsible for leading the company’s electrification business and product development strategy. Millender Bailey joins Mercury following an 18-year career with Ford Motor Company, most recently serving as the company’s global technology strategy and ...

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Mercury releases 2021 sustainability reports

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, released its 2021 sustainability report. The report details the company’s progress through the end of 2021 in advancing its sustainability mission around four key pillars: Energy, Environment, Product and People. The report’s 2021 sustainability highlights and accomplishments include: Earning the Corporate Energy Management award from the International Association of Energy EngineersDeveloping a zero-direct-emissions ...

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Mercury to open purpose-built distribution center

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation announced that it will open a centralized, purpose-built, distribution center to support its industry leading parts and accessories business. The new 512,000 square foot facility will be located near Indianapolis, Indiana, a strategic location that will improve delivery and service to Mercury’s global customers while adding much needed capacity for scale, stability, and ...

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Mercury Marine wins CES Innovation Award

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today was named a 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovation Award honoree in the Vehicle & Transportation category for the V12 600hp Verado outboard engine. This is the second consecutive CES Innovation Award for Mercury. In 2021, Mercury’s 1st Mate Marine System technology won in two categories, earning the Best of Innovation designation in the In-Vehicle ...

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Mercury receives international energy management award

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

At the annual Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Awards Banquet, the association named Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), as the recipient of its Corporate Energy Management Award. In conferring the honor, AEE asserted that “Mercury Marine is an environmental steward, driven by environmentally conscious production and sustainable energy management.” Chris Drees, Mercury president, attended the ...

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Mercury Marine announces new global leadership team

Mercury Marine has announced multiple job moves and promotions within its global leadership team with the objective of  continuing to strengthen its leadership position in the marketplace and expanding the global experience of key talent. These actions are effective immediately.  Will Sangster is promoted to president, Mercury EMEA. Sangster has been general manager of ANZP since 2014 and added responsibility for the ...

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NMMA’s EMD Board reaches full BoatPAC participation

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BoatPAC announced it has reached full participation in contributions from NMMA’s Engine Manufacturers Division (EMD) Board. Comprised of nine members, each member has contributed to BoatPAC in 2021, whose mission is to support federal candidates that champion the recreational boating community and help propel its agenda in the halls of Congress. “Our engine manufacturers understand the importance of being on ...

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Q&A with Mercury Marine’s Chris Drees

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By Adam Quandt Boating Industry was recently invited down to Mercury Marine’s famous Lake X, for an exclusive look at Mercury’s new 600hp V12 Verado outboard. Between test runs of the new engine on various boats, Boating Industry had the chance to catch up with Mercury Marine president Chris Drees. BI: You’re two years in at the helm at Mercury ...

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Mercury Marine unveils V12 600hp outboard

Mercury Marine, today introduced the new 7.6-liter V12 600hp Verado outboard engine. With this launch, Mercury continues to transform the high-horsepower outboard market, providing its most powerful and capable outboard, which includes several industry-first features for a wide variety of applications. Boating Industry was invited to an exclusive event for marine media early this week at Mercury's famous Lake X ...

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