Boating Industry Magazine names Four Brunswick Leaders to its 2024 ‘Women Making Waves’ List of Honorees

METTAWA, Ill. – June 18, 2024 – Four of Brunswick’s female leaders, Jill Wrobel, Brunswick Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer; Trish Gyorey, Vice President of Supply Chain, Navico Group; Marjorie Holmquist, Program Manager, Brunswick Boat Group; and Freedom Boat Club of San Juan Islands franchisee Tracy Ottenbreit have been named by Boating Industry Magazine to their 2024 list of “Women Making Waves.” This annual designation is given to women in the marine industry who have made and continue to make a significant impact on the success of their company while promoting diversity within the industry.

“Thank you to Boating Industry Magazine for continuing to highlight the outstanding female talent within Brunswick in the Women Making Waves list,” said Dave Foulkes, Brunswick Corporation CEO. “Jill, Trish, Marjorie, and Tracy are outstanding leaders and are all very deserving of this recognition Over the past four years, 15 leaders from Brunswick and Brunswick partner businesses have been named to this prestigious list.”

“Brunswick Corporation and its brands and partner businesses continuously demonstrate a strong dedication to showing the recreational boating industry that all have a place within it. We at Boating Industry applaud Brunswick Corporation’s commitment to a more inclusive industry and are excited to shine a spotlight on the hard work of some incredible women from within the organization in this year’s class of Women Making Waves honorees.” – Adam Quandt, Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief and Top 100 Program Director.

Earlier this year, Brunswick was named by Newsweek as one of America’s Greatest Places for Diversity and One of the Most Trustworthy Companies in America, and most recently Brunswick secured a spot on their list of Greatest Workplaces for Mental Wellbeing. Brunswick has also been honored this year by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers and by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Companies to Work For and has also received a Women MAKE Award for the eighth consecutive year, an award that honors women in manufacturing.

To see the full list of Women Making Waves and view the digital issue of the June/July Boating Industry Magazine click here.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) is the global leader in marine recreation, delivering innovation that transforms experiences on the water and beyond. Our unique, technology-driven solutions are informed and inspired by deep consumer insights and powered by our belief that “Next Never Rests™”. Brunswick is dedicated to industry leadership, to being the best and most trusted partner to our many customers and to building synergies and ecosystems that enable us to challenge convention and define the future. Brunswick is home to more than 60 industry-leading brands. In the category of Marine Propulsion, these brands include, Mercury Marine, Mercury Racing, MerCruiser and Flite. Brunswick’s comprehensive collection of parts, accessories, distribution and technology brands includes Mercury Parts & Accessories, Land ‘N’ Sea, Lowrance, Simrad, B&G, Mastervolt, RELiON, Attwood and Whale. Our boat brands are some of the best known in the world, including Boston Whaler, Lund, Sea Ray, Bayliner, Harris Pontoons, Princecraft and Quicksilver. Our service, digital and shared-access businesses include Freedom Boat Club, Boateka and a range of financing, insurance and extended warranty businesses. While focused primarily on the marine industry, Brunswick also successfully leverages its portfolio of advanced technologies to deliver an exceptional suite of solutions in mobile and industrial applications. Headquartered in Mettawa, IL, Brunswick has more than 17,000 employees operating in 25 countries. In 2023, Brunswick was named by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek, both for the fourth consecutive year. The Company was also named to the 2023 list of Best Companies to Work For by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek. For more information, visit