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Brunswick Corporation : Huguelet appointed General Manager - Thunder Jet Boat

A small boat in a body of water  Description generated with very high confidenceMETTAWA, Ill. Jan. 11, 2018 - The Brunswick Freshwater Boat Group today announced that effective immediately, David Huguelet has been appointed general manager of the Thunder Jet boat organization, reporting to Dirk Hyde, president - Lund Boats and Thunder Jet.  In this new position, Huguelet will be responsible for day-to-day operations, product development, customer interaction and other business activities to grow the business. 

Prior to joining the Thunder Jet organization, Huguelet served in various leadership roles over his career at Polaris Industries Inc., focusing on responsibilities in corporate development and product management. 

"Huguelet brings to our team valuable experience in business development, product management and team building.  His extensive business experience will better position Thunder Jet to meet the ever-evolving demands in the marine industry," Hyde explained.

Huguelet is a former United States Marine Corps captain and received his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University in Ohio as well as a MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, in Evanston, Ill.  He also received a law degree from John Marshall Law School, Chicago.

About Brunswick
Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation's  leading consumer brands include Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Lankhorst Taselaar, Payne's Marine and BLA parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group  and SCIFIT fitness equipment; and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture. For more information, visit

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Phone:   847-735-4617