Everglades names chief commercial officer

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Everglades Ben Cast

Everglades Boats named Ben Cast chief commercial officer. The Edgewater, Fla.-based builder of center consoles and dual consoles created the position. Cast was most recently president of Lowe and Crestliner Boats. He has also been vice president of sales, marketing and customer service at Boston Whaler.

An Everglades statement noted that Cast will be responsible for sales, marketing and customer service. He will report directly to CEO John Ward.

“We are both excited and honored to have Ben join our senior leadership team and look forward to him playing an integral role in our continued growth and success,” Ward said in the statement. “Ben is an ideal fit, given his experience, education and character.”

Cast holds a degree in accounting from Notre Dame University, as well as an

MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also

served aboard a nuclear submarine for three years as a U.S. Naval Officer. 

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