Proven Leader in Manufacturing Operations Brings Operational Excellence to Brand with Outstanding Growth Potential
VONORE, Tenn., Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) (the “Company”) today announced that it has named Scott Womack as President of NauticStar Boats, LLC (“NauticStar”), effective immediately. Womack, 51, has served in a variety of leadership positions with large automotive suppliers and brings 27 years of manufacturing and global operations experience. He joins NauticStar from Autoneum Holdings AG (“Autoneum”) where he oversaw five manufacturing sites as Vice President of U.S. Operations. Prior to joining Autoneum, Womack served as Chief Operating Officer at Varroc Lighting Systems where he oversaw 15 manufacturing sites in six countries. Womack replaces Jay Povlin who is leaving NauticStar to pursue other opportunities.
“We’re excited to have Scott assume leadership at NauticStar – a brand that will benefit from his years of executive leadership, manufacturing experience and proven dedication to operational excellence,” said Fred Brightbill, MasterCraft Boat Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. “Having held senior leadership roles at multiple, large automotive supply manufacturers, Scott brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and processes that will help NauticStar improve its operational and financial performance and unlock the value we believe can be generated by the brand. Scott’s track record of driving continuous improvement through lean principles while generating strong financial results will serve him well in this role. We would also like to recognize and thank Jay Povlin for his many contributions while at NauticStar, and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Said Womack, “I am excited about the opportunity to join the MasterCraft organization and lead the NauticStar team. As an avid boater, I have long admired the commitment that NauticStar has had to making the boating lifestyle attainable to everyone, creating unique new experiences and memories for the entire family. As I look at the tremendous growth opportunities ahead of us, NauticStar will be dedicated to providing the ultimate on-water adventure through thoughtful engineering, quality construction and a versatile lineup that delivers the most value in the market."
About MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Vonore, Tenn., MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) is a leading innovator, designer, manufacturer and marketer of recreational powerboats through its four brands, MasterCraft, NauticStar, Crest and Aviara. Through these four brands, MasterCraft Boat Holdings has leading market share positions in three of the fastest growing segments of the powerboat industry – performance sport boats, outboard saltwater fishing and pontoon boats – while entering the large, growing luxury day boat segment. For more information about MasterCraft Boat Holdings, and its four brands, visit: investors.mastercraft.com, www.MasterCraft.com, www.NauticStarBoats.com, www.CrestPontoonBoats.com, and www.AviaraBoats.com.
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