FLAIG NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF OMC
FLAIG NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF OMC WAUKEGAN, Ill., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Outboard Marine Corp. (OMC)
(NYSE: OM) announced that its board of directors today elected John D. Flaig a vice president of the corporation.
A vice president, engineering, Marine Power Products Group, Flaig will continue to direct all engineering activities for OMC's marine power products and accessories lines as well as the company's basic research efforts. Flaig will continue to report to Robert D. Randolph, executive vice president of OMC and president of the company's Marine Power Products Group. Flaig's career in marine power products engineering at OMC has spanned 18 years and has earned him nine patents in outboard motor design. He was named director of engineering in August 1991. "Jack Flaig has played a key role in maintaining OMC's technological leadership in the marine power industry," said OMC president and chief executive officer James C. Chapman. "Through his combination of engineering expertise and administrative skills, he has contributed importantly to our ability to bring to market some of our most successful new products." Prior to joining OMC, Flaig was an engineering officer in the U.S. Navy. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois as well as an M.S. degree in management from the Lake Forest School of Management. In other action, OMC's board of directors elected Michael T. Cantwell chief financial officer and a vice president of the corporation. Cantwell joined OMC last Dec. 3. At that time, the company announced that Cantwell would be named to his current position. -0- 1/16/92 /CONTACT: Ronald C. Kuykendall, of OMC, 708-689-5642/ (OM) CO: Outboard Marine Corp, ST: Illinois IN: LEI SU: PER FC -- NY072 -- 0620 01/16/92 14:57 EST
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|Date:||Jan 16, 1992|
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