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    Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG)

    18.17 Up 0.14(0.78%) 2:11PM EDT - NYSE Real Time Price
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    Briggs & Stratton Corporation
    12301 West Wirth Street
    Wauwatosa, WI 53222
    United States - Map
    Phone: 414-259-5333
    Website: http://www.briggsandstratton.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Diversified Machinery
    Full Time Employees:5,695

    Business Summary 

    Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and services air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. It operates in two segments, Engines and Products. The Engines segment offers four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines that are used primarily by the lawn and garden equipment industry. Its products are used in various lawn and garden equipment applications, including walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers, as well as products for industrial, construction, agricultural, and other consumer applications that include portable and standby generators, pumps, and pressure washers. This segment also manufactures and sells replacement engines and service parts to sales and service distributors. The Products segment offers portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and lawn and garden powered equipment. This segment sells its products through various channels of retail distribution, including consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, and independent dealers under its brands, which include Briggs & Stratton, Snapper, Simplicity, Ferris, Snapper Pro, Murray, Branco, and Victa, as well as other brands, such as Craftsman, GE, and Troy-Bilt. The company serves original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Briggs & Stratton Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Briggs & Stratton Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2015 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 1.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Todd J. Teske , 50
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. David J. Rodgers , 44
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. William H. Reitman , 59
    Sr. VP and Managing Director of Europe & Global Service
    Mr. Joseph C. Wright , 56
    Sr. VP and Pres of Engines Group
    Mr. Mark A. Schwertfeger , 38
    Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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