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The board of directors of Wauwatosa-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. recently elected David Rodgers as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company. He will replace James Brenn, effective June 28. Brenn will remain senior vice president and will assist Rodgers until his retirement in December.

Rodgers has been the company’s vice president of finance since January and was elected an officer of the company in 2007. He also served as the company’s controller from December 2006 to January 2010. 

"Jim has been an integral part of the Briggs & Stratton team over the years, and we are truly thankful for his dedication and service," stated Todd J. Teske, president and chief executive officer. "Dave brings a wealth of knowledge to this position and we are confident that this transition will go smoothly."

Milwaukee-based Max Weiss Company recently hired Ron Storjohann as national sales representative and Kurt Ratsch as senior account manager.


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