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Brunswick Corp (BC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Schwabero

65 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Metzger

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Brenna Preisser

40 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President

David Foulkes

57 2018 Chief Technology Officer, President, Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions

Christopher Dekker

49 2014 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Daniel Tanner

60 2016 Vice President, Controller

Ryan Gwillim

2018 Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Huw Bower

43 2016 Vice President, President - Brunswick Boat Group

Jaime Irick

43 2017 Vice President, President - Fitness

John Pfeifer

52 2014 Vice President, President - Mercury Marine

Manuel Fernandez

72 1997 Lead Independent Director

Lauren Flaherty

60 2018 Director

Nolan Archibald

74 1995 Independent Director

Nancy Cooper

64 2013 Independent Director

David Everitt

65 2012 Independent Director

Joseph McClanathan

65 2018 Independent Director

David Singer

62 2013 Independent Director

Ralph Stayer

74 2002 Independent Director

Jane Warner

71 2015 Independent Director

J. Steven Whisler

63 2007 Independent Director

Roger Wood

56 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Schwabero

Mr. Mark D. Schwabero is no longer Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective December 31, 2018. He is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as the former Vice President and President of Mercury Marine, Brunswick’s largest operating division, Mr. Schwabero’s roles have provided him with extensive knowledge of and experience with our businesses and industries, allowing him to communicate effectively about our operations and business strategy with the Board. Mr. Schwabero is uniquely qualified to assist the Board on strategic and operating issues facing the Company. Based on his various roles within Brunswick and his prior experience, Mr. Schwabero brings comprehensive management and manufacturing experience to our Board and, as former Chairman of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, understands the operations, financial, and marketing challenges facing companies in the marine market. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick Corporation, February 2016 to present; President and Chief Operating Officer of Brunswick Corporation, 2014 to February 2016; Vice President and President—Mercury Marine, 2008 to 2014; President—Mercury Outboards, 2004 to 2008. Previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hendrickson International; President, Automotive Products and Regional President for Pilkington Libby-Owens Ford; President of Bosch Braking Systems, North America; and positions of increasing responsibility in over 17 years with Navistar International; Director of 1st Source Corporation.

William Metzger

Mr. William L. Metzger is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brunswick in March 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President and Treasurer of Brunswick from 2001 to 2013 and in a number of positions of increasing responsibility since his employment with Brunswick began in 1987.

Brenna Preisser

Ms. Brenna Preisser is Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President of the Company. was named Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Brunswick in March 2016. Previously, Ms. Preisser served as Senior Director – Human Resources for Brunswick from 2015 to 2016 and as Vice President – Human Resources for Life Fitness from 2013 to 2015. Ms. Preisser held a number of positions of increasing responsibility since she began her employment with Brunswick in 2004.

David Foulkes

Mr. David M. Foulkes has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, President, Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions of the company effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Foulkes has been the Company’s Chief Technology Officer and President, Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions, since May 2018. Mr. Foulkes joined Brunswick in 2007 as Mercury Marine Vice President for Research & Development. In October 2010, he was promoted to Mercury Marine Vice President of Product Design & Engineering. In September 2014, he was named a Brunswick Vice President and Brunswick Chief Technology Officer, and in May 2018, he was named President, Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions. Prior to joining Brunswick, Mr. Foulkes served in various senior roles with Ford Motor Company, Shell Exploration, and the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense.

Christopher Dekker

Mr. Christopher Dekker is the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. He was named Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Brunswick in October 2014. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Dekker served as Brunswick's Associate General Counsel, with responsibilities for litigation, employment, and compliance matters, from 2010 to 2014.

Daniel Tanner

Mr. Daniel J. Tanner serves as Vice President and Controller of the company. He was named Vice President and Controller of Brunswick in February 2016. Previously, he served as Assistant Vice President - Finance from 2015 to 2016, as Group Financial Officer for Life Fitness from 2003 to 2015, and as Director – Financial Planning and Analysis for Brunswick from 2001 to 2003.

Ryan Gwillim

Huw Bower

Mr. Huw S. Bower serves as President, Vice President-Brunswick Boat Group of the company, He was named Vice President and President - Brunswick Boat Group in April 2016. Previously, he served as President - Boston Whaler Group from 2013 to 2016, as President - Lowe Boats from 2010 to 2013, and in positions of increasing responsibility since he started with Brunswick in 2006.

Jaime Irick

Mr. Jaime A. Irick served as Vice President and President - Fitness effective, January 2017. He was named Vice President and President - Fitness Division in January 2017. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Irick served as Chief Commercial Officer for Current, Powered by GE, a digital power service enabling real-time decisions regarding energy use. Mr. Irick was employed by General Electric for 13 years, in several business units, serving in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility.

John Pfeifer

Mr. John C. Pfeifer is Vice President, President - Mercury Marine of the Company. He named Vice President and President - Mercury Marine in May 2014. Prior to his appointment, he was Vice President - Global Operations for Mercury Marine from 2012 to 2014. He had previously been President of Brunswick Marine in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) from 2008 to 2014 after joining Brunswick in 2006 as President of the Brunswick Asia Pacific Group.

Manuel Fernandez

Mr. Manuel A. Fernandez is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a leading technology company and the Managing Director of a venture capital partnership, Mr. Fernandez brings significant experience and knowledge to our Board regarding strategic planning, innovation, technology, acquisitions, corporate governance, distribution, operations, and human resources. Mr. Fernandez’s extensive experience in a variety of businesses with strong commercial product offerings, including three technology companies, allows him to provide invaluable advice and guidance to our Company’s management and Board. Retired; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Gartner Group, a technology research and advisory firm, 1991 to 1999; Executive Chairman of Sysco Corporation, a marketer and distributor of foodservice products, 2012 to 2013; Non-Executive Chairman of Sysco Corporation, 2009 to 2012; Managing Director, SI Ventures, LLC, a venture capital partnership, from 1998 to present. Previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Dataquest, Inc., Gavilan Computer Corporation, and Zilog Incorporated. Director of SI Ventures, LLC, Leggett and Platt Incorporated, and Performance Food Group; previously served as Chairman of the University of Florida Board of Trustees, Chairman Emeritus of Gartner, Inc., Director of Flowers Foods, Inc., Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Tibco Software, Inc., and Time Inc.

Lauren Flaherty

Nolan Archibald

Mr. Nolan D. Archibald is an Independent Director of the Company. He is a Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a global consumer and commercial products company, with more than 25 years of experience in those roles, Mr. Archibald brings significant experience and knowledge to our Board in the areas of business management, strategic planning, marketing, and international business operations. Mr. Archibald is also well-suited to provide advice and guidance to our management and Board on a wide variety of financial issues. Retired; Executive Chairman of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a consumer and commercial products company, 2010 to 2013; Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Black & Decker Corporation, 1986 to 2010; recipient of the American Marketing Association’s Edison Achievement Award in 1996; Director of Huntsman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Nancy Cooper

Ms. Nancy E. Cooper is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CA Technologies, Ms. Cooper brings financial acumen and technology experience to our Board. Ms. Cooper’s extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer and her other financial leadership roles for several companies, as well as her service on the audit committees of two other public companies, assists the Board in several areas including finance, internal control, and audit matters. Retired; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CA Technologies, Inc., one of the largest independent software corporations in the world, 2006 to 2011; Chief Financial Officer of IMS Health, Inc., a global information and technology services company, 2001 to 2006. Director of The Mosaic Company, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, and Aptiv PLC; previously served as Director of Teradata Corporation.

David Everitt

Mr. David C. Everitt is an Independent Director of the Company. President of Deere & Company’s largest division, Mr. Everitt brings his engineering experience, global expertise, and extensive knowledge of dealer and distribution issues to our Board. Mr. Everitt also provides crucial operations, manufacturing, and marketing experience. Retired; President, Agricultural and Turf Division—North America, Asia, Australia, and Sub-Saharan and South Africa, and Global Tractor and Turf Products of Deere & Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment and a major U.S. producer of construction, forestry, and lawn and grounds care equipment, 2009 to 2012; President, Agricultural Division—North America, Australia, Asia and Global Tractor and Implement Sourcing, 2006 to 2009; President, Agricultural Division—Europe, Africa, South America and Global Harvesting Equipment Sourcing, 2001 to 2006. Director of Nutrien Ltd., Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc., and Harsco Corporation; previously served as Director of Agrium Inc.

Joseph McClanathan

Mr. Joseph W. McClanathan is Independent Director of the Company. He most recently was the president and chief executive officer of the Household Products Division at Energizer Holdings, Inc. (ENR), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries, portable flashlights and lanterns, from 2004 until he retired in May 2012. Prior to that position, McClanathan served as the President-North America at Energizer Holdings from 1999 to 2004. Prior to the spinoff of Energizer from Ralston Purina, McClanathan served in various roles at Ralston, including vice president - chief technology officer of Eveready Battery Company; vice president - general manager of Energizer Power Systems, and director - trade marketing of Eveready Battery Company. McClanathan graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe with a bachelor’s degree in business management. McClanathan currently serves as a director for Leggett and Platt (NYSE: LEG), a diversified manufacturer, and is a member of its audit committee, compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee.

David Singer

Mr. David V. Singer is an Independent Director of the Company. He Chief Executive Officer of a maker and global marketer of snack foods and through his director and public company audit committee roles, Mr. Singer brings extensive management and financial experience to our Board, as well as experience in supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, and distribution matters. Mr. Singer’s experience in corporate finance, governance, and acquisitions is beneficial to the Board in several areas including oversight of external auditors and internal controls. Retired; Chief Executive Officer of Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., a leading snack food company, 2010 to 2013; President and Chief Executive Officer of Lance, Inc., 2005 to 2010; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, 2001 to 2005. Director of Flowers Foods, Inc., Hanesbrands, Inc., and SPX Flow, Inc.; previously served as Director of Lance, Inc. and Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.

Ralph Stayer

Mr. Ralph C. Stayer is an Independent Director of the Company. He is leader of a successful consumer-focused private enterprise, Mr. Stayer brings extensive management experience to the Board in the areas of effective competition, production, distribution, marketing, and financial matters. Additionally, Mr. Stayer’s writing, teaching, and consulting work relating to organizational development and leadership enable him to provide our management and Board with advice and guidance in relation to strategic, organizational, and individual development. Chairman, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, a maker of sausage products, since 1980; President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, 1980 to 2015; Founder of Leadership Dynamics, a consulting firm; Member of the Board of Trustees of Boston College; Director of Hometown Bank; and Trustee of the Baylor Art Museum.

Jane Warner

Ms. Jane L. Warner is an Independent Director of CompanyWith almost 40 years of experience in global manufacturing and manufacturing information systems businesses, Ms. Warner has particular appreciation for the challenges facing our operations, distribution network, and customers. Her leadership roles in these diverse companies, along with the financial understanding she has gained through her business unit leadership, assists our Board in working through the issues that confront our global businesses. Retired; Executive Vice President—Decorative Surfaces and Finishing Systems of Illinois Tool Works Inc., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered components and industrial systems and consumables, 2007 to 2013; Group President of Global Finishing Systems of Illinois Tool Works Inc., 2005 to 2007; President of Plexus Systems, L.L.C. (now known as Plex), an online manufacturing software company, 2004 to 2005; Vice President of Electronic Data Systems, 2000 to 2004; Executive Vice President and President of Kautex North America and Randall divisions for Textron Automotive, 1994 to 1999. Formerly, Ms. Warner held executive positions in manufacturing, engineering, and human resources over a 20-year span at General Motors Corporation. Director of Regal Beloit Corporation and Tenneco Inc.; previously served as Director of MeadWestvaco Corporation.

J. Steven Whisler

Mr. J. Steven Whisler is an Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a mining and manufacturing company with operations on several continents, Mr. Whisler has extensive experience with international business operations and regulatory compliance matters. Additionally, Mr. Whisler’s background enables him to provide strategic advice and guidance to our Company’s management and Board regarding financial, human resources, and risk oversight matters. Retired; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phelps Dodge Corporation, a mining and manufacturing company, 2000 to 2007; employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation in a number of positions since 1976, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Director of CSX Corporation and International Paper Company (Presiding Director 2009 to 2017). Previously served as Director of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation and U.S. Airways Group, Inc.

Roger Wood

Mr. Roger J. Wood is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of an advanced technology company focused on mechanical devices, Mr. Wood brings substantial expertise regarding technology and customer solutions to the Board. Formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Dana Holding Corporation, Mr. Wood’s experience and work there and at another Tier-1 automotive supplier provide unique insight and significant knowledge to the Board in the areas of manufacturing operations, business management, global operations, and strategic planning. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fallbrook Technologies Inc., a privately held technology developer and manufacturer, February 2018 to present; President and Chief Executive Officer of Dana Holding Corporation, a world leader in the supply of axles, driveshafts, off-highway transmissions, sealing and thermal-management products, and genuine service parts, 2011 to 2015; Group President, Engine of BorgWarner, Inc., a worldwide automotive industry components and parts supplier, 2010 to 2011; Executive Vice President of BorgWarner Inc., 2009 to 2011; President of BorgWarner Turbo Systems Inc. and BorgWarner Emissions Systems Inc., 2005 to 2009. Director of Tenneco Inc.; previously served as Lead Director of Fallbrook Technologies Inc. and Director of Dana Holding Corporation.