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G3 Boats Appoints GM


G3 Boats hired Marc Castillo as general manager to replace Terry Ickes, who is set to retire early next year. Parent company Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit made the announcement.

Castillo, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, most recently was director of development, operations, fabrication and engineering at Safe Boats International. He also served as operations and general manager for Palmer-Johnson Yachts, and held management positions with Burger Boat Co. and Marinette Marine Group.


“The experience Marc brings fits perfectly with the culture of G3 Boats; at the same time, his skillset fits perfectly with our plan to grow and modernize G3’s products, processes and brand,” said chief sales and marketing officer Dean Burnett. “I look forward to watching his leadership in action as the company continues to deliver exceptional customer experiences on the water.”


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