Mackey Named Mercury Marine President

Mackey Named
Mercury Marine President
2 Oct 2000

Brunswick Press Release
2 Oct 2000

    LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Corporation
BC announced today that Patrick C. Mackey, 54, has been named
president of its Mercury Marine Group. Mackey, a former executive vice
president of Witco Corporation, succeeds George W. Buckley, who was elected
chairman and CEO of Brunswick in June 2000.
    "Throughout his career Pat has successfully developed strategies that
resulted in revenue growth and profitability," said Buckley.  "His experience
in implementing cost-effective business practices while adopting new
technologies and improving products will help him guide Mercury in its
continued success as the industry's technology leader.  Pat is also an
engineer, and his background will help ensure the progress Mercury has already
made in innovation and tight operational control will continue."
    In addition to his previous service at Witco Corporation, Mackey's career
includes more than 30 years experience in a variety of operating positions
throughout Europe with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
    Commenting on the announcement, Mackey said, "Mercury Marine is a
world-class company, and I look forward to building on its solid history of
success.  I intend to continue to enhance Mercury's leadership position in
utilizing the latest technology to bring innovative, new products to the
marketplace while growing its international presence."
    Mercury Marine is a division of Brunswick Corporation.  Headquartered in
Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick is a global marketer and manufacturer of leading
consumer brands including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury
MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; Sea Ray, Bayliner and Maxum
pleasure boats; Baja high-performance boats; Boston Whaler and Trophy offshore
fishing boats; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and ParaBody fitness equipment;
Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products; Brunswick
billiards tables; and Igloo coolers and ice chests.

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