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Correct Craft announces leadership changes

by Correct Craft 14 Feb 08:35 PST
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Correct Craft is pleased to announce strategic leadership changes within its subsidiaries, Pleasurecraft Engine Group, Velvet Drive Transmissions, and Indmar Marine Engines, in preparation for accelerated growth.

Trey Thurman, a seasoned veteran with 22 years of experience in the marine industry and 17 years at Pleasurecraft, has been appointed President of Pleasurecraft Engine Group. In his new role, Thurman will oversee global operations and drive continued innovation within the Pleasurecraft brands. Trey Thurman remarked, "I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to lead our team and continue the legacy Pleasurecraft has built over nearly five decades of serving the inboard marine industry."

John Bolton, who brings over three decades of expertise to the table, has been appointed President of Velvet Drive Transmissions. With his extensive experience since 1992, Bolton will spearhead the brand's global operations, focusing on product innovation and growth opportunities. Bolton explained, "I am excited and honored for the opportunity to guide our team and continue the long-standing tradition of quality and innovation. Having a higher purpose makes all the difference."

Tim Maher, a 14-year veteran of Indmar Marine Engines, has been promoted to President. Maher's leadership has been instrumental in the company's advancements and steady growth, positioning Indmar as a trusted brand in the marine industry. Maher commented, "It's been incredible to experience Indmar's growth over the last 14 years - I am honored and appreciate the opportunity to lead our team as we prepare for the next 14 years of sustainable growth."

Thurman, Bolton, and Maher will report directly to Mark McKinney, the President of Liberty Technologies, a Correct Craft subsidiary that oversees Pleasurecraft Engine Group, Indmar Marine Engines, and Velvet Drive Transmissions.

"These leadership changes reflect our commitment to fostering innovation and driving growth across our subsidiaries," said Mark McKinney, President of Liberty Technologies. "We are confident that under the guidance of Trey, John, and Tim, our companies will continue to lead the industry with groundbreaking products and exceptional service."

Liberty Technologies' strategic focus on inboard propulsion systems delivers boat manufacturers the highest quality and most innovative inboard propulsion systems while maximizing value, reliability, and serviceability. President of Liberty Technologies, Mark McKinney, stated, "Liberty Technologies offers boat builder partners with advantages unmatched in our industry and is dedicated to the advancements of the inboard segment. Our commitment to our partners is not only evident in our award-winning products but also in our people. Our employees bring world-class customer service and leadership to the marine industry. I am thrilled to appoint Trey, John, and Tim into their new roles and look forward to working with them as they propel the inboard industry into the future."

Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft stated, "I am thrilled for each of our propulsion brands to be positioned with such great leadership." Yeargin added, "Mark and his team are clearly the industry's best and are positioning our companies for a very bright future."

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