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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Adds Industry Veterans To Its Commercial Power Team

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) is adding two commercial engine industry veterans to its Commercial Power sales team.  The Company is pleased to announce the addition of Randy Lockyear as its Senior Director of Commercial Sales. Lockyear will oversee sales in North America of the corporation's commercial engines, notably its Vanguard™ brand of engines.  In addition, Rick Wendt has joined the Company as Director of Commercial Sales, focusing on the light construction and utility commercial business. 

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Randy Lockyear comes to Briggs & Stratton from Kawasaki Motors Corp., where he spent more than 20 years in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as National Sales Manager North American/Australian Engine Sales.  Rick Wendt comes to the Company from American Honda Motor Company, Inc., where he spent more than 30 years in multiple leadership roles within that organization, most recently as National OEM Sales Manager for Honda engines.

"Randy and Rick are both respected leaders in the commercial and industrial engine community  and we're excited to have them lead our commercial sales team," said Joe Wright, Senior Vice President and President, Briggs & Stratton engines group.  "We have made significant investments in commercial engine innovation and product offerings over the past few years.  The addition of Randy and Rick, with their deep industry knowledge, significantly enhances the strength of our commercial sales team and reinforces our commitment to growing our commercial engine business and profitability."

About Briggs & Stratton CorporationBriggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment.  Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America's number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.  For more information, visit www.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.

About Briggs & Stratton Commercial PowerBriggs & Stratton® Commercial Power is a leading provider of commercial engine solutions. The Vanguard engine family is the Company's premier line of gasoline, and liquid propane powered single cylinder and V-Twin engines from 5.5 to 36 gross horsepower that power commercial lawnmowers, light construction equipment, utility vehicles, generators, pumps and a variety of other commercial and industrial applications.

All Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines are backed by a network of thousands of Authorized Commercial Service Centers worldwide. For more information on engines in the Vanguard commercial engine line from Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power, visit www.vanguardengines.com.

SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation

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