Brunswick executives, Borgie and Smith, assume new roles


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    BrunswickBrentPerrier.jpgBrunswick Bowling Products has announced that Dan Borgie and Gary Smith, company vice presidents, will be trading positions effective immediately. Borgie has been named vice president of international sales and Smith is now vice president of modernization sales, North America.

    "At Brunswick, we're committed to developing key employees by exposing them to a variety of senior-level positions throughout the company," said Brent Perrier (pictured right), Brunswick Bowling Products CEO.

    "Dan has had great success leading the U.S. modernization and new-start sales teams, which will help him as he shifts his focus to our international markets and channels. Gary has a combination of product development and sales experience, which will be a strong asset to the U.S. market as we continue to roll out Sync scoring and management system."

    As vice president of international sales, Borgie will lead business development efforts in international markets for capital equipment. He will also be responsible for product sales and training as well as entry into new international markets and business channels.

    Borgie joined the Brunswick sales team in 1984, rising to assistant regional manager in 1992 and ultimately regional director before being named vice president of modernization sales, North America, in 2014.

    Smith, as vice president of modernization sales, North America, will be responsible for developing, directing and managing strategic plans for the group. He will also direct the modernization sales force, providing leadership and guidance in the sales process.

    Smith joined Brunswick in 1988, working in tech support, training, and sales before rising to product manager in 1996. From there he held director positions in channel management, product management, and capital equipment marketing before being named vice president of international sales in 2012.

    Borgie and Smith both continue to report to CEO Brent Perrier.