|Forbes Magazine names Mercury Marine one of America’s Best Employers for 2015|
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (March 26, 2015) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in commercial and recreational marine propulsion and technology, has been named one of America’s Best 500 Employers for 2015 by Forbes Magazine. The global marine manufacturer ranked No. 82 on the list announced by Forbes in partnership with Statista.com.
"We are honored to be recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers," said John Pfeifer, Mercury Marine president. "It is a real tribute to our employees whose talent, dedication and commitment are the foundation for our success. The culture of our company is paramount to our success and it resonates globally throughout the entire company. This honor was made possible with the support of our community and the partnership we have with our customers and stakeholders."
In 2014, Mercury Marine celebrated its 75th anniversary by receiving the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award as well as its fourth consecutive Green Masters Award . In 2015, the company has already launched four new engines and continues its steady pace of product introductions.
"The Mercury brand continues to grow in the global marketplace," said Pfeifer. "Our success is directly correlated to hiring and retaining world-class employees and giving them the tools to manufacture & service industry leading products and take pride in developing a product we truly believe in. Through our hiring process, we continue to offer the opportunity for our employees to succeed by creating opportunities to grow and succeed within the company."
Over 20,000 employees at companies with at least 2500 people were surveyed for the America’s Best Employers List. The survey was conducted with global digital data collection partners who use innovative technology and proven sampling methodologies to facilitate a deep understanding of consumer opinions and behavior. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation.
To see the entire list of the American‘s Best Employers from Forbes Magazine, click here .
About Mercury Marine
Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A $2 billion division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world. Mercury’s industry-leading brand portfolio includes Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; MotorGuide trolling motors; Mercury propellers; Mercury inflatable boats; Mercury SmartCraft electronics; Attwood marine parts; Land ‘N Sea marine parts distribution; and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils. More information is available at mercurymarine.com.