Brunswick names new CFO

Posted on

Brunswick Corp. named William L. Metzger as chief financial officer of the company.

Most recently vice president and treasurer, Metzger, 51, will succeed Peter B. Hamilton, who is retiring in February. The change will take effect in March.

Metzger will report to Brunswick chairman and CEO Dustan E. McCoy.

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 he was named director of corporate accounting. In 2001 he 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 said in a statement. “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 degree in accounting from Illinois State University and a master’s in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He 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 said in a statement. “We have benefited 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 transition.”

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 said.

Click here for the full release.

Welcome to TradeOnlyToday’s premium content! To continue reading, please register now, for access to 10 free stories per month. Or subscribe, for unlimited access to all TradeOnlyToday content!

Click here to Register ... it's free!

Basic subscription: Registered members get free access to 10 premium content stories each month!

Not a member yet? Click here to Register!

Already a member? Click here to Login!

Subscribe ... for unlimited access!

Individual subscription: $29 for unlimited site access for one year.

Small Business subscription: $140 for unlimited site access for up to 10 members of a company for one year.

Corporate subscription: $300 for unlimited site access for all members of a company for one year.

You may close this dialog after seconds.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments Policy.

Vote Today

What will be the effect of low gas prices on the marine industry?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Search Boats for Sale


Login to Trade Only Today

Lost Password