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Mark D. Schwabero
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mark D. Schwabero is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick Corporation, having been elected to that post in February 2016. Previously, Mr. Schwabero had been President and Chief Operating Officer of Brunswick Corporation, having been appointed to that position in May 2014.

Previously, he had served as President - Mercury Marine since 2008. Mr. Schwabero joined Mercury in 2004 as President - Mercury Outboards with 28 years experience as a senior executive in the automotive and commercial vehicle industries. Prior to joining Mercury, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hendrickson International of Woodridge, Ill., a leading manufacturer of heavy truck and trailer suspension systems and components.

Before that he served as President, Automotive Products and Regional President for Pilkington Libbey-Owens-Ford. Earlier, Mr. Schwabero was President of Bosch Braking Systems, North America, formed from an acquisition of AlliedSignal’s Braking Systems business, where he had served as President. A 17-year career with Navistar International preceded these more recent roles and during that tenure he was a Group Vice President of the truck business, Group Vice President of operations and general manager of medium duty products. He also spent two years in sales with Navistar.

Mr. Schwabero holds both a bachelor’s of science degree and master’s of science degree in industrial and systems engineering from The Ohio State University, where he was recognized with the University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1991 and a Meritorious Service Award in 2008.

He also serves as director of 1st Source Corporation, and was the former Chairman of the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

In October 2018, Schwabero announced he would retire from the Company at the end of 2018.  He will be succeeded by David Foulkes, President - Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions and Chief Technology Officer.