Brunswick Bowling & Billiards president Warren N. Hardie to retire

    03/29/11

    Industry News

    WarrenNHardieBrunswickPresidentBowling.jpgBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that Warren N. Hardie (pictured), president – Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, has decided to retire May 1, 2011. Hardie has served in his present capacity since February 2006.

    He joined Brunswick in 1997 as senior vice president – Brunswick Indoor Recreation Group, and in 1998 was named as president – Bowling Retail, where he was responsible for the management and performance of more than 100 Brunswick-owned and operated bowling centers around the world.

    "Warren has made significant contributions to our bowling retail, bowling products and billiards businesses," stated Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dustan E. McCoy. "We will miss his insight and experience in many areas."

    Following Hardie's retirement, Brunswick Bowling & Billiards will report to Peter B. Hamilton, who will continue to serve as Brunswick's senior vice president and chief financial officer.