Jack Springer was recognized for growth and innovation initiatives at Malibu.
Springer gave an interview to CEO Magazine.
The parent of Malibu, Axis, Pursuit and Cobalt reported a 42.4 percent sales increase for its third quarter.
Five-star certification is at least 50 percent lower emissions than the four-star rating.
The saltwater fishing brand will allow Malibu to expand its outboard offerings.
Malibu, Axis and Cobalt sold 6,292 boats for a 65 percent gain for its fiscal year