Brunswick Corporation not long ago declared that Kris Neff has been named president, Boston Whaler and Nick Stickler has been appointed vice president of group management and strategic planning at Mercury Maritime. Both equally announcements are successful quickly.

Neff joined Brunswick in 2005 and over the previous 16 many years, has excelled in a selection of roles of expanding accountability throughout a lot of divisions. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Category Administration and Strategic Setting up at Mercury Marine. Underneath his course, Mercury launched some of its most modern goods which include the February 2021 launch of the 600hp V12 Verado as very well as the Company’s 1st Mate Safety Method, which won multiple Innovation Awards at the 2020 Shopper Electronics Show (CES).

Stickler also joined the business in 2005 and has held several management positions including President of Fort Wayne Operations where by he ran equally the Harris and Cypress Cay corporations and most lately as President of Boston Whaler.  Stickler has guided Whaler via a time of amazing advancement both of those in product portfolio and potential, including with the new re-opening of the Flagler facility in Florida which is including even more potential to meet up with report need from Whaler’s clients.


“I am truly thankful for the option to lead a globe-class business such as Boston Whaler,” explained Neff. “We have an outstanding staff of colleagues and partners with an really passionate buyer foundation.  Less than Nick’s leadership, the Whaler group has finished a tremendous task setting up a stable system to make on and mature the legacy of one of the maritime industry’s most legendary brand names.”

“Mercury Marine is a person of the most founded and effectively-recognized makes in the marine industry and I am excited to be a part of its leadership group,” said Stickler. “I have appreciated a wonderful partnership with Mercury when working the two Fort Wayne and Boston Whaler and am excited about the chance to make an impactful addition to Mercury’s award-successful portfolio of solutions. Kris and his staff have aided Mercury expand marketplace share over the previous number of yrs with a host of award-profitable items and I glimpse forward to establishing the future evolution of propulsion techniques.”

Neff holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a master’s diploma in Engineering, and an MBA from the College of Michigan. Neff started off his career with Ford Motor Corporation as a Manufacturing Engineer prior to signing up for Brunswick in 2005.  Stickler retains a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s degree in Automotive Methods Engineering from the College of Michigan, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.  Stickler also started out his job with Ford Motor Corporation as a Powertrain Design and style Engineer prior to joining Brunswick in 2005.