BGG - Briggs & Stratton Corporation

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Briggs & Stratton Corporation

12301 West Wirth Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
United States

IndustryDiversified Industrials
Full Time Employees5,300

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Todd J. TeskeChairman, CEO & Pres1.88M976.24k1965
Mr. Mark Alan SchwertfegerSr. VP & CFO502.05kN/A1977
Ms. Kathryn M. BuonoVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.578.27kN/A1962
Mr. William H. ReitmanSr. VP & Pres of Support835.62k79.73k1956
Mr. David James RodgersSr. VP and Pres of Engines & Power738.34k286.59k1971
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.


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, 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 Europe, 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 June 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; 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.