Forbes magazine has named Brunswick Corporation among the top employers in the United States for 2019. The parent company of Mercury Marine and Boston Whaler is ranked 219 out of 500 companies in the America’s Best Employers for 2019. The list that looks at companies with at least 5,000 employees was compiled by Forbes and partner Statista.com. It’s the second consecutive year that Brunswick has been recognized.
Brunswick, which was founded nearly 175 years ago, also manufactures fitness equipment. The company has more than 16,000 employees around the world and had total net sales of $5.2 billion in 2018.
The Forbes list is determined by an anonymous survey of more than 50,000 employees and identifies companies that employees like to work for and would recommend to others.
“Being the Best Employer and attracting, developing and retaining the most talented employees is among our company’s core strategies,” David Foulkes, Brunswick CEO, said in a statement. “We work hard each day to expand and sharpen our skills, broaden diversity and foster a supportive company culture that offers employees challenging opportunities to succeed — both personally and professionally. Making Brunswick a rewarding place to work ensures that our employees are empowered to creatively serve our customers and deliver the best results each day. We are truly honored and proud to again be recognized by Forbes as one of the best employers in the country.”