Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Election Of A New Director

      Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Election Of A New Director

PR Newswire

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:
BGG):

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Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has
unanimously elected Frank M. Jaehnert as a director of the company effective
upon conclusion of the board meeting held today.

Mr. Jaehnert will serve as a member of the class of directors whose terms of
office expire in 2015. Mr. Jaehnert is the retired Chief Executive Officer
and President of Brady Corporation, a leading provider of high performance
labels and signs, safety devices, printing systems and software, headquartered
in Milwaukee, WI. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Nordson
Corporation.

About Briggs& Stratton Corporation:
Briggs& Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the
world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its
wholly owned subsidiary Briggs& Stratton Power Products Group, LLC is North
America's number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers,
and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and
turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Murray® and Victa®
brands. The Company's products are designed, manufactured, marketed and
serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Contact: David J. Rodgers, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 414-259-5333 (BGG)
 
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