Rothbard to Head Brunswick Billiards

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, a unit of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced it has named Austin Rothbard, 37, president - Brunswick Billiards, including the Valley-Dynamo business. He will report to Warren Hardie, president Brunswick Bowling & Billiards.

Rothbard replaces Sean Cummings, who recently left the post to join a privately held company in Milwaukee. Rothbard, who most recently was president - Cabo Yachts, a Brunswick boat company, will be based in Bristol, Wis. Prior to joining Cabo in 2006, Rothbard had spent four years with Brunswick Bowling & Billiards' strategy and business development group. Prior to joining Brunswick, Rothbard had worked for Bain & Company.

Rothbard has his MBA from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and a BS degree in civil engineering from Tufts University in Medford, Mass.

About Brunswick Bowling & Billiards

Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation has been a leader in the recreation business for more than 160 years. Founded in 1845 to make billiards tables, Brunswick Corporation is a Fortune 500 company and the leader in bringing Genuine Ingenuity(TM) to everything it makes. Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, one of the largest operators of full-service bowling and family recreation centers in North America, is a full-line supplier of bowling equipment, supplies and consumer products, and designs billiards tables and accessories.

SOURCE Brunswick Corporation