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BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION ADDS BUSINESS GROWTH EXPERT TO LEAD CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS
Source: Briggs & Stratton Corporation press release

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) has recently added Shaunna Balady to their executive team as Vice President of Corporate Development. Balady will lead the mergers and acquisitions team, as well as strategic planning activities for the company.

"I'm pleased to welcome Shaunna Balady to our executive team," said Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton. "Shaunna brings unique technical and operational background strength to Briggs & Stratton and she will be instrumental in executing the Company's strategy to invest and grow in geographic expansion."

Balady comes to Briggs & Stratton from GE Home & Business Solutions, where she was the Business Development Leader with primary responsibility in overseeing all M&A activity for the business unit, while formulating the Business' external growth roadmap. Balady also served in strategic planning and acquisition positions at Rockwell Automation and CNH Global. Over her career, she has led and completed over 30 transactions which include product, service and software related deals.