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Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG)

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Briggs & Stratton Corporation

12301 West Wirth Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
United States
414-259-5333
http://www.basco.com

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryDiversified Machinery
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Todd J. TeskeChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.88M976.24k52
Mr. Mark Alan SchwertfegerChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP502.05kN/A40
Ms. Kathryn M. BuonoVP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.578.27kN/A55
Mr. William H. ReitmanSr. VP and Pres of Global Support835.62k79.73k61
Mr. Harold Lloyd RedmanSr. VP and Pres of Global Turf & Consumer Products Group577.05k106.25k52
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and services gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment to the original equipment manufacturers in the United States. 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 primarily provides a line of portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, lawn and garden power equipment, turf care, and job site products. This segment sells its products through various channels of retail distribution, including consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, and independent dealers and distributors under its own brands, such as Briggs & Stratton, Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper Pro, Ferris, PowerBoss, Allmand, Billy Goat, Murray, Branco, and Victa, as well as other brands comprising Craftsman and Troy-Bilt. The company also exports its products to customers in the European Union, Asia, Australia, and Canada. Briggs & Stratton Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Corporate Governance

Briggs & Stratton Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.