Mettawa, Ill. (December 3, 2019) – Lowe Boats has named Greg Falkner as General Manager effective immediately. Falkner joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he worked in a variety of leadership positions since 2001, most recently leading H-D’s Parts and Accessories Product Portfolio where he led a team of Category & Product Managers in the developed and execution of consumer-driven growth plans for this $400 million business. Prior to that, he spent six years as a product manager in the motorcycle’s division, working on several platforms including Livewire – H-D’s first electric motorcycle.
“Greg brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Brunswick and we are excited that he will be leading our Lowe Boat division,” said Jeff Behan, President, Aluminum Boat Group Commercial Operations. “Greg’s strong experience in Product and Category management along with his proven track record of working closely with the channel on consumer led growth initiatives positions him well for this role.”
Greg will have responsibility for growing the Lowe Boat brand and managing its portfolio of leading products within the Aluminum Boat Group.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to join Brunswick Corporation and lead Lowe boats,” said Falkner. “Brunswick is the largest marine company in the world and a very respected organization. I’m excited to get out to Missouri to meet the team and get started.”
Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation’s leading consumer brands include Mercury Marine outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; Mercury global parts and accessories including propellers and SmartCraft electronics; Power Products Integrated Solutions; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick, and Whale marine parts; Land ’N’ Sea, BLA, Payne’s Marine, Kellogg Marine, and Lankhorst Taselaar marine parts distribution; Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern boats; Boating Services Network, Freedom Boat Club, NAUTIC-ON, OnBoard Boating Club and Rentals. For more information, visit https://www.brunswick.com.
About Lowe Boats
For almost 50 years, Lowe Boats has been building high-value, superior quality aluminum boats. The Lowe lineup includes bass, deep-V, utility and jon boats as well as pontoons. Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Lebanon, Mo., the company’s state-of-the-art construction methods include generously sized pontoon logs, durable full-length keels and heavy-duty cross members to support higher horsepower ratings and deliver a smoother, drier ride with remarkable stability and performance. Lowe pontoons offer features and amenities to ensure on-water success to both anglers and watersports enthusiasts. The current product line is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about Lowe heritage and passion for quality, please visit www.loweboats.com. Lowe is owned by Brunswick Corporation, the largest marine manufacturer in the world.