MUSKEGON, Mich., July 7, 2010 – Due to recent growth in the Brunswick Consumer Products business, Brunswick Bowling Products announced today that it will be investing in the business by adding a dedicated director of marketing, Brian Graham, who will lead the Consumer Products marketing team.
Graham brings to Brunswick an impressive background and proven success in the bowling industry. He most recently was the director of youth development for the United States Bowling Congress (USBC). Prior to his tenure at the USBC, Graham had held a number of sales and marketing positions within the bowling industry, including brand manager at Ebonite International, and director of collegiate bowling for the Women’s International Bowling Congress.
“I’m very excited about the growth of the consumer business and thrilled that Brian will be leading the team,” said Nick Stickler, vice president of Consumer and Aftermarket Products. "We have an impressive line-up of new products to introduce in 2010, and with Brian’s experience, in-depth knowledge of the business, and proven track record, he’s just the person to help us build on our momentum.”
Graham earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration/marketing from the University of Nebraska in 1995. He will assume his duties on July 19.
About Brunswick Bowling & Billiards
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation has been a leader in the recreation business for more than 160 years. Founded in 1845 to make billiards tables, Brunswick Corporation is a Fortune 500 company and the leader in bringing Genuine Ingenuity™ to everything it makes. Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, one of the largest operators of full-service bowling and family recreation centers in North America, is a full-line supplier of bowling equipment, supplies and consumer products, and designs billiards tables and accessories. For more information, visit our Web site at www.brunswickbowling.com.
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