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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 2, 2023
(Exact Name of Registrant Specified in Charter)
Delaware 001-01043 36-0848180
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of
 (Commission File
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
26125 N. Riverwoods Blvd., Suite 500   
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (847) 735-4700
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

           Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
           Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
           Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
           Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common stock, par value $0.75 per shareBCNew York Stock Exchange
Chicago Stock Exchange
6.500% Senior Notes due 2048BC-ANew York Stock Exchange
6.625% Senior Notes due 2049BC-BNew York Stock Exchange
6.375% Senior Notes due 2049BC-CNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

                                         Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On February 7, 2023, Brunswick Corporation announced that John Buelow, currently Vice President of Global Operations at Mercury Marine, is being promoted to Executive Vice President and President, Mercury Marine. Buelow is succeeding Christopher Drees, current Executive Vice President and President, Mercury Marine, who informed the Company on February 2, 2023 that he is leaving the Company effective March 3, 2023.

The news release Brunswick issued announcing these organizational changes is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)           Exhibits:
Exhibit No.Description of Exhibit
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, embedded within and formatted in Inline XBRL.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: February 7, 2023By:/S/ CHRISTOPHER F. DEKKER
Christopher F. Dekker
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer