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Yamaha Announces G3 Boats Appointment


Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit today announced that Jeff Stone, who is senior vice president and general manager of Skeeter Products Inc., now will oversee aluminum and pontoon boat producer G3 Boats.

Stone has served as senior vice president and general manager of Skeeter since 2001. He manages product development, engineering and manufacturing for all Skeeter products including bass, deep-vee and saltwater bay boats, Yamaha said in a statement today.

Stone is responsible for marketing, sales, customer relations, human resources and financial reporting at Skeeter Boats. While senior vice president, Stone helped Skeeter grow its market share to 20 percent from 8 percent.

“Jeff’s steadfast leadership, experience and strong financial management principles will allow Yamaha to continue to invest in the people, facilities and equipment that will make our brands stronger for the future,” said Ben Speciale, president of Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit.



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