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Brunswick Corp (BC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Schwabero

64 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Metzger

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Brenna Preisser

39 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President

Danielle Brown

46 2016 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Christopher Dekker

48 2014 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Daniel Tanner

59 2016 Vice President, Controller

Huw Bower

42 2016 Vice President, President - Brunswick Boat Group

Jaime Irick

42 2017 Vice President, President - Fitness

John Pfeifer

51 2014 Vice President, President - Mercury Marine

Manuel Fernandez

71 1997 Lead Independent Director

Nolan Archibald

73 1995 Independent Director

Nancy Cooper

63 2013 Independent Director

David Everitt

64 2012 Independent Director

David Singer

61 2013 Independent Director

Ralph Stayer

73 2002 Independent Director

Jane Warner

70 2015 Independent Director

J. Steven Whisler

62 2007 Independent Director

Roger Wood

54 2012 Independent Director

Phillip Haan

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Schwabero

Mr. Mark D. Schwabero is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. 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. As the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and as the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Brunswick Corporation, Mr. Schwabero’s roles have provided him with extensive knowledge of our businesses and industries and allow him to communicate effectively about our operations and business strategy with the Board. Mr. Schwabero has extensive knowledge of the Company and is uniquely qualified to assist the Board on strategic and operating issues facing the Company. Based on his various roles within Brunswick and 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, finances and marketing challenges facing companies in the marine market.

William Metzger

Mr. William L. Metzger is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Brunswick from 2014 to 2016 and as Vice President and President - Mercury Marine from December 2008 to May 2014. Previously, Mr. Schwabero was President - Mercury Outboards from 2004 to 2008.

Brenna Preisser

Ms. Brenna Preisser is Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President of the Company. effective March 31, 2016. Brenna Preisser joined the Brunswick Boat Group in 2004 as a division human resources manager in Knoxville, Tenn. She progressed through a series of assignments of increasing responsibility within the Boat Group until 2011, when she was named director – talent management for Brunswick Corporation, focusing on succession planning and other key areas. During her time in that position, Preisser added the responsibilities of vice president – human resources for the Company’s former bowling and billiards division. In 2013, she was named vice president – human resources for Life Fitness, and returned to the corporate staff in 2015. Preisser has a bachelor of business administration from Ohio University in Athens, and her MBA from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio.

Danielle Brown

Ms. Danielle Brown has been appointed as Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Brunswick Corp. effective November 14th , 2016.

Christopher Dekker

Mr. Christopher Dekker is the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. 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 Brunswick effective, 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.

Huw Bower

Mr. Huw S. Bower serves as President, Vice President-Brunswick Boat Group of the company, effective 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. 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 14 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. 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. 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, since 1998; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Gartner Group, a technology research and advisory firm, 1991 to 1999; previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Dataquest, Inc, Gavilan Computer Corporation and Zilog Incorporated; director of Leggett and Platt Incorporated and Time Inc.; 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. and Tibco Software. As the former Executive Chairman of a foodservice products company and the Managing Director of a venture capital partnership, Mr. Fernandez brings significant experience and knowledge to our Board regarding strategic planning, acquisitions, corporate governance and human resources. Mr. Fernandez’s extensive experience in information technology, including his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a leading information technology company, as well as with a variety of businesses with strong commercial product offerings, allows him to provide invaluable advice and guidance to our Company’s management and Board regarding innovation, technology strategy and distribution.

Nolan Archibald

Mr. Nolan D. Archibald is an Independent Director of the Company. He was 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; director of Huntsman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation. As the former 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 and international business operations.

Nancy Cooper

Ms. Nancy E. Cooper is an Independent Director of the Company. 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, Teradata Corporation and Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. As the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CA Technologies, Ms. Cooper brings financial acumen and technology experience to our Board.

David Everitt

Mr. David C. Everitt is an Independent Director of the Company. 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 Agrium Inc. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. and Harsco Corporation. As the former 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.

David Singer

Mr. David V. Singer is an Independent Director of the Company. He was 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. As the former Chief Executive Officer of a maker and marketer of snack foods throughout the world 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 also offers experience in corporate finance, governance and acquisitions.

Ralph Stayer

Mr. Ralph C. Stayer is an Independent Director of the Company. 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. As the 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.

Jane Warner

Ms. Jane L. Warner is an Independent Director of Company. 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. With almost 40 years of experience at global manufacturing and manufacturing information systems businesses, Ms. Warner has particular appreciation for the challenges facing our operations, distribution network and customers.

J. Steven Whisler

Mr. J. Steven Whisler is an Independent Director of the Company. 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 lead director of International Paper Company; previously served as director of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation and U.S. Airways Group. As the former 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.

Roger Wood

Mr. Roger J. Wood is an Independent Director of the Company. He was 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. and Fallbrook Technologies; previously served as director of Dana Holding Corporation. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Dana, and given his many years of service at another Tier-1 automotive supplier, Mr. Wood has unique insight and brings significant knowledge to the Board in the areas of manufacturing operations, business management and strategic planning.

Phillip Haan

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