MCBC Holdings, parent of MasterCraft, has named Tim Schiek as president of Nautic Star. MCBC acquired the builder on October 22, 2017. Schiek previously spent more than 20 years with Brunswick Corporation, where he was president of its Recreational Boat Group, Sea Ray and Boston Whaler Group. He also led the fibreglass fish-boat category and the Harris Kayot brands.
“Not only has Tim successfully run multiple well-known marine brands, he also brings keen financial, operational and dealer relationship experience,” said Terry McNew, MCBC CEO, in a statement. “His expertise will be invaluable as we work to improve NauticStar’s output, quality and margin, and continue their rapid growth.”
Schiek has a business degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, and earned his MBA from Marquette University. He is a former board member of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).