Briggs & Stratton Corporation Adds Business Growth Expert To Lead Corporate Development Efforts

WAUWATOSA, Wis., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) has recently added Shaunna Balady to their executive team as Vice President of Corporate Development. Balady will lead the mergers and acquisitions team, as well as strategic planning activities for the company.

"I'm pleased to welcome Shaunna Balady to our executive team," said Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton. "Shaunna brings unique technical and operational background strength to Briggs & Stratton and she will be instrumental in executing the Company's strategy to invest and grow in geographic expansion."

Balady comes to Briggs & Stratton from GE Home & Business Solutions, where she was the Business Development Leader with primary responsibility in overseeing all M&A activity for the business unit, while formulating the Business' external growth roadmap. Balady also served in strategic planning and acquisition positions at Rockwell Automation and  CNH Global. Over her career, she has led and completed over 30 transactions which include product, service and software related deals.

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Briggs & 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®,

Snapper Pro® Ferris®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit www.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.

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SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation



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