Brunswick Corporation announced it has named Andrew E. Graves, 50, as President, Brunswick Boat Group. Graves most recently served as President, US Marine and Outboard Boats for Brunswick. He now will have additional responsibility for the operations of Sea Ray and Meridian, and will continue to report to Dustan E. McCoy, Chairman and CEO. Graves joined Brunswick in 2005 as President, Freshwater Group. Before coming to Brunswick, Graves was President of the Dresser Flow Solutions business of Dresser, Inc., a leading maker of valves and control solutions for the oil and gas industry.
Brunswick announced that it has named Robert J. Parmentier, 48, President, Sea Ray Group, and Terry D. McNew, 47, Executive Vice President, Product Development And Engineering for Sea Ray, Bayliner, and Meridian. Both actions are effective immediately, and both Parmentier and McNew will report to Graves.
Parmentier most recently was Executive Vice President, Sea Ray and Meridian. Parmentier will retain responsibility for the Meridian brand, as well as assuming P&L responsibility for Sea Ray.
McNew was most recently was Senior Vice President, Product Development and Engineering. McNew has spent most of his more than 20 years in the recreational boating industry with Sea Ray, beginning his career at Brunswick's PD&E facility in Merritt Island, FL.