Brunswick Corporation : Metzger Appointed Chief Financial Officer Of Brunswick Corporation

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 4, 2012 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced
today its plan of succession for chief financial officer, naming William L.
Metzger, 51, to this position.  Most recently vice president and treasurer of
the Company, Metzger will succeed Peter B. Hamilton, who is retiring in February
2013.  Metzger will report to Dustan E. McCoy, Brunswick chairman and chief
executive officer. The change will take effect in March.

Metzger joined Brunswick in 1987 as a manager in the accounting department.  In
1991, he was assigned to Brunswick's internal audit staff as a manager, and in
1996 was named director - corporate accounting.  In 2001, Metzger was named vice
president and treasurer.

"Bill's skills and talents, his solid record of achievement at Brunswick, and
his extensive knowledge of the Company make him a natural choice for this
position," McCoy explained.  "His interaction with rating agencies and the
financial community has been exemplary, and his management expertise will ensure
a strong adherence to financial, operational and strategic disciplines."

Metzger has a bachelor's of science degree in accounting from Illinois State
University and a master's in management from Northwestern University's Kellogg
School of Management.  Metzger spent four years with Arthur Andersen before
joining Brunswick.

"We extend our sincere thanks to Peter Hamilton, who returned to Brunswick in
2008 to help guide the Company through a difficult economic environment," McCoy
continued.  "We have benefitted greatly from Peter's insight and management
capability during his 15 years as a critical member of Brunswick's executive
team.  We are also pleased that these two leaders, who have worked so closely
through the years, will continue to do so in carrying out a smooth and effective

Lowe Promoted
In a related action, Alan L. Lowe, 61, vice president and controller, will
become vice president - finance and controller and assume responsibility for
Brunswick's business development activity.  Lowe joined Brunswick in 2003.

"As Brunswick's most senior finance leaders, Bill and Alan will work closely
together to ensure that the Company is advancing shareholder value through solid
financial operating performance and wise capital allocation decisions," McCoy

About Brunswick
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill
"Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury
and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard
engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood marine parts and accessories; Land
'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, and Diversified Marine parts and accessories
distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government
Products, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Hatteras,
Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Trophy,
Uttern and Valiant boats; Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment;
Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products; Brunswick billiards
tables and foosball tables.  For more information, visit

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