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Company Overview of BRP Inc.

Company Overview

BRP Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets powersports vehicles and propulsion systems worldwide. The company offers all-terrain, side-by-side, and spyder vehicles; seasonal products consisting of snowmobiles and personal watercraft; and propulsion systems comprising engines for outboard and jet boats, karts, motorcycles, and recreational aircrafts. It sells its products through a network of independent dealers and distributors, as well as to original equipment manufacturers under the Can-Am, Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, and Rotax brand names. The company also provides parts, accessories, and clothing, as well as other services. B...

726 Saint-Joseph Street

Valcourt, QC J0E 2L0


Founded in 1937

8,700 Employees

Key Executives for BRP Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President & Director
Age: 59
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 45
Total Annual Compensation: C$450.2K
Senior Vice-President of Design, Innovation & Corporate Image
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: C$350.0K
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, General Counsel & Secretary
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: C$346.7K
VP & GM - Marine Propulsion Systems Division
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: C$542.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

BRP Inc. Key Developments

Alain Villemure to Retire from BRP as Vice-President and General Manager of the Marine Propulsion Systems Division

BRP's Alain Villemure will retire by the end of the year from his functions as vice-president and general manager of the Marine Propulsion Systems division, based in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. Villemure first joined the company in 1995 and has held a variety of engineering and management positions. A search for his replacement is underway. Villemure has agreed to assist in the transition once a new leader is identified.

BRP Announces Retirement of Carlos Mazzorin as Corporate Director

BRP announced the departure of one of its board members, Mr. Carlos Mazzorin, who is retiring as a corporate director. He served on BRP's Board of Directors since 2004, and acted as a member of its Audit Committee and Investment & Risk Committee. A search for a new independent corporate director is presently underway.

BRP Appoints Bernard Guy as Senior Vice-President, Global Product Strategy

BRP announced that a new member to its Management Committee following a reorganization of its product management structure. Effective immediately, Mr. Bernard Guy becomes senior vice-president, Global Product Strategy. Reporting to Jose Boisjoli, president and CEO, Mr. Guy will lead product orientation for all BRP vehicles under the Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo and Can-Am brands. Mr. Guy has been with the company for 30 years and has held several roles across many sectors, such as engineering, business development, product planning, as well as sales and marketing. Since 2014, he was vice-president and regional general manager responsible for all BRP powersport businesses in North America.

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