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:


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

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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