Jan. 22, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG):
Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected
Frank M. Jaehnert
as a director of the company effective upon conclusion of the board meeting held today.
Mr. Jaehnert will serve as a member of the class of directors whose terms of office expire in 2015. Mr. Jaehnert is the retired Chief Executive Officer and President of Brady Corporation, a leading provider of high performance labels and signs, safety devices, printing systems and software, headquartered in
, WI. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Nordson Corporation.
About Briggs & Stratton Corporation:
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in
, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC is
number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Murray® and Victa® brands. The Company's products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation