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Chris Drees
Vice President and President - Mercury Marine

Chris Drees was named President – Mercury Marine, based in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in April 2019.  He most recently was President – Marine Parts and Accessories, having assumed that role in 2018.


Mr. Drees joined Mercury Marine in 1998, and during his first eight years held a variety of positions within the Company, including roles in purchasing, sales and marketing, and as General Manager of the Mercury propeller business. From 2006 through 2014, Drees led Mercury’s Attwood operations, first as Chief Operating Officer and then as President.  In 2014, Drees was promoted to Vice President – Mercury Global Operations, before moving to Marine Parts and Accessories four years later.


Mr. Drees earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and an MBA from Marquette University.