Briggs & Stratton adds corporate development SVP

Briggs & Stratton announced Tuesday that Shaunna Balady had joined the Wisconsin-based company as SVP corporate development.

Most recently GE Home & Business Solutions’ leader of business development, Balady will oversee Briggs & Stratton’s strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions.

“I’m pleased to welcome Shaunna Balady to our executive team," Briggs & Stratton president, CEO and chairman Todd Teske said. "Shaunna brings unique technical and operational background strength to Briggs & Stratton, and she will be instrumental in executing the company's strategy to invest and grow in geographic expansion."

Before working with GE, Balady, who has overseen some 30 transactions in her career, worked in acquisitions and strategic planning for construction and farming equipment company CHN Global, as well as Rockwell Automation.