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Brunswick appoints new executive

The Brunswick Boat Group, a unit of Brunswick Corp., named Steve Langlais president of its Fort Wayne operations in Indiana.

Effective immediately, Langlais will continue to report to freshwater group president Jeff Kinsey.

Since May 2016, Langlais has been president of Princecraft Boats, a Brunswick brand. He will temporarily maintain those responsibilities, while the company conducts a search for his successor.

Prior to his assignment at Princecraft, Langlais worked for Soucy International, where he spent four years in various leadership roles. Langlais was also with Bombardier, where he spent 16 years in various engineering and procurement roles in the recreational products divisions.

Langlais has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Laval University, and a master's in business administration from Sherbrooke University.

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