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Mercury Marine Company Tour and VP Sitdown

When:
August 18, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2016-08-18T15:00:00-05:00
2016-08-18T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Mercury Marine - Plant 10
W6250 W Pioneer Rd
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
USA
Cost:
Free

Registration will open up Tuesday, July 26!

Join us for a wide-aisle tour of Plant 15, as well as a presentation by Chris Drees, VP of Mercury Global Operations, as he fills us in on Mercury/Brunswick’s growth strategy, recent expansions and the impacts those expansions have made to the Fond du Lac community, as well as an overview of the marine industry and some of the challenges Mercury will have to face in the future. Attendance is limited to the first 30 people on a first come, first served basis. If you register after the first 30 you’ll be notified and put on a waiting list if any spaces open up.

  • 3:00-3:30: Registration
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Presentation by Chris Drees (VP of Global Operations)
  • 4-4:30pm: Wide-aisle tour of Plant 15

Chris Drees is the Vice President of Global Operations for Mercury Marine, based in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mercury Marine, as part of the Brunswick Corporation, is the world’s leading manufacturer of marine propulsion systems.

Chris joined Brunswick in 1998 and has held a variety of positions within the company including roles in purchasing, sales, marketing, and general management. Prior to beginning his current role in June 2014, Chris was Chief Operating Officer and President of Attwood Corporation – a Division of Brunswick located in Lowell, MI.

Chris held various positions including management roles at Newell Rubbermaid and Hormel prior to joining Brunswick. Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, an MBA from Marquette University, and is CPIM certified through APICS.

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