Buckley Named President of Brunswick
8 May 2000

Buckley Elected President and COO of Brunswick

Brunswick Press Release
8 May 2000
    LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Corporation 
announced today that George W. Buckley has been elected president and chief
operating officer of the company.
    Buckley, 52, joined Brunswick in 1997 as president of the Mercury Marine
Group and was elected a corporate senior vice president in 1998 and executive
vice president in Feb. 2000.  He is also a member of Brunswick's board of
directors.  Buckley joined Brunswick from Emerson Electric Company.
    Commenting on the announcement, Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Peter N. Larson said, "The company will benefit from George's
extensive experience in driving improved operating performance, which is
evident in the excellent results posted by Mercury under his leadership.
Looking ahead, George and I will work closely with other senior executives,
both in an operating context and on longer-term strategic plans, to assure the
continued growth of Brunswick and its leadership brands."
    Brunswick Corporation is the global leader in consumer products for active
recreation with leading brands in pleasure boating, marine engines, fitness
equipment, fishing, camping, bowling, billiards and biking.

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