National Exchange Bank & Trust Chairman of the Board, Peter E. Stone, announces the election of Christopher D. Drees, president of Mercury Marine, to the Board of Directors.
Drees joined Mercury Marine in 1998 and has held a variety of roles in different functions including operations, sales and marketing, and general management. After being selected to lead the Attwood division in 2006, he returned to Mercury in 2014, as the vice president of global operations and subsequently was named president of Mercury parts and accessories in 2018. In April of 2019, Drees was named President of Mercury Marine.
Drees was integral with the acquisition and integration of Brunswick’s largest acquisition, Power Products, into the parts and accessories group and the manufacturing launch of Mercury’s new line of 4-stroke products.
Drees earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and an MBA from Marquette University.