Fitness financials: Brunswick downgraded by research firm, plus Town Sports Int'l

Brunswick, parent of Life Fitness, was downgraded by Rochdale Securities from "buy" to "hold," and Town Sports International named J. Russell Findlay to the new position of vice president, sales and marketing.
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Brunswick downgraded by research firm

Brunswick (NYSE: BC), parent of Life Fitness, was downgraded by Rochdale Securities on Sept. 15 from "buy" to "hold." Company shares dropped $0.60 to close at $9.39.



Town Sports hires VP of sales and marketing


Town Sports International (Nasdaq: CLUB) has named J. Russell Findlay to the new position of vice president, sales and marketing. He will handle marketing, branding, corporate communications and public relations activity.

Findlay has spent the last eight years at PepsiCo in various marketing and brand management positions, most recently as director of marketing for all soft drink innovation. Prior to his tenure at PepsiCo, Findlay began his career at Unilever holding a myriad of roles over a 10-year period.

--Compiled by Wendy Geister

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