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Brunswick President Jeff Kinsey Joins RBFF Board of Directors
Foundation that Promotes Conservation through Boating & Fishing Participation Welcomes New Boating Industry Board Member

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 31, 2012) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced Jeff Kinsey has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Kinsey, who currently serves as the President of the Brunswick Corporation’s Freshwater Boat Group, will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission.

“Jeff is a valuable addition to our board, bringing extensive experience in marine industry strategy and business development,” said RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson. “We welcome his contributions and unique perspective as we strive to increase boating and fishing participation nationwide.” 

“I’m excited to join RBFF, an organization so focused on the essential elements of boating and fishing,” said Kinsey. “I’m looking forward to working with the Board and RBFF leadership to see how I can help further the goals of the organization.” 

Prior to his current role at Brunswick, Kinsey also served as Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development for Brunswick Corporation. Previously, he was with Mercury Marine as General Manager of the Focused Business Unit and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Kinsey started his career as a Naval Officer and served as a Naval Aviator from 1987-1994. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cincinnati, a master’s degree in aerospace science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a master’s in business administration (MBA) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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About RBFF
RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating, thereby protecting and restoring the nation’s aquatic natural resources.  RBFF helps people discover, share and protect the legacy of boating and fishing through national outreach programs including the Take Me Fishing™ campaign and Anglers’ Legacy.