NMMA appoints Correct Craft CEO as chair
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the USA has elected Bill Yeargin, president and CEO of US boatbuilder Correct Craft, as the new chair of its board.
Prior to his appointment to chair, Yeargin was NMMA vice chair. He has served on the NMMA board of directors for more than a decade.
“Bill is one of our industry’s greatest champions, contributing much of his time and energy to unite the recreational boating industry as we work together to continue positioning our industry as the leader in outdoor recreation,” says NMMA president and CEO, Frank Hugelmeyer. “We are fortunate to have Bill’s expertise, passion and commitment to boating as our board chair, as his leadership will be a guiding light as we deliver NMMA’s strategic plan.”
Correct Craft is a 98-year-old company with global operations that include eight boat brands, four engine brands, three water sports parks, a company focused on vertical integrations, and another entity devoted to innovation.
In addition to NMMA, Yeargin serves on the boards for the Florida Council of 100, and the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Yeargin has served both the Obama and Trump administrations on cabinet-level advisory councils and actively represents the industry on national and state issues. He was appointed by Florida’s Governor to serve on the board of the University of Central Florida. He has also authored five books, including the best-seller Education of a CEO.
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