Boating Industry

October 2016

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Page 19 of 67 20 | Boating Industry | October 2016 2016 BY JONATHAN SWEET THE 6TH ANNUAL Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes the top leaders in the boating industry, innovators that are willing to challenge the status quo. They are the people who make the moves that shake up and better their com- panies and the entire industry. From consolidating leading brands to introducing new technology to boating to educating the industry, these 10 individuals are helping set the standard and grow the boating industry. On the following pages, we recognize our Mover & Shaker of the Year – Bill Yeargin, president and CEO of Correct Craft – and nine other innovators shaking up the industry. MOVER & SHAKER OF THE YEAR BILL YEARGIN PRESIDENT AND CEO, CORRECT CRAFT ORLANDO, FLA. SINCE THE FALL OF 2014, Correct Craft – long known as the manufacturer of the iconic Nautique boat – has been drastically reshaped through a series of acquisitions of boat and engine brands. Most recently, the company purchased SeaArk, adding its aluminum fi shing and hunting boats to its stable of brands. At the same time, Correct Craft President and CEO Bill 2016 BOATING INDUSTRY

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