Tag Archives: Dirk Hyde

Crestliner names new GM

Crestliner Boats, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Jason Oakes General Manager of Crestliner Boats. In his role, Oakes will be responsible for leading and expanding the Crestliner brand. A 12-year marine industry veteran, Oakes has an established tenure with Brunswick and previously served as Director of Marketing for Lund Boats, where his responsibilities included developing and executing the ...

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Brunswick names new Lund Boats president, promotes aluminum boat group president

Lund Boats, a division of Brunswick Corporation announced Lenn Scholz as president of Lund Boats, replacing Dirk Hyde who has been promoted to president of Brunswick’s Aluminum Boat Group. Hyde has spent three decades in various leadership positions within Brunswick including COO of Attwood, President of Crestliner, President of Harris and Cypress Cay and President of Lund Boats. Scholz is ...

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Minnesota Brunswick operation named Top Workplace

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For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation’s New York Mills Operation has been recognized as a Minneapolis Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace. The facility, which manufactures both Lund and Crestliner boats, placed 16th in the large Minnesota company’s category, placing the plant in elite company in the state of Minnesota. In winning a Top Workplaces Award for 2020, the newspaper said ...

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Minnesota state senator visits Lund, Crestliner

Minnesota State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen recently visited Brunswick’s Lund and Crestliner facility in New York Mills, Minn. to meet with members of the leadership team, tour the plant, and speak with several of the 560 employees regarding the company’s operations as well as challenges facing the recreational marine industry. The NMMA says plant visits with elected officials are important opportunities ...

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Former Brunswick Life Fitness global director is named Crestliner Boats president

Brittany Hizer has been named president of Crestliner Boats, reporting to Dirk Hyde, president of Brunswick’s Aluminum Fish Group. Otesgo, Minn.-based Crestliner is one of 14 brands which comprise the Boat Group of Brunswick Corp. Hizer most recently served as global director for Life Fitness Digital Ventures, which is also associated with Brunswick Corp. She was responsible for championing the ...

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Two new members join RBFF Board Of Directors

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Dirk Hyde and Libby Yranski will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission, including its goal to increase participation from the current level of 49 million anglers to 60 million in 60 months. Hyde comes to the RBFF Board ...

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