Elkhart-based boat maker Nautic Global Group has named Bradley D. Gates as its new chief executive officer.
This will be Gates' first job in the marine industry, according to a statement from the company. He previously served as president of Capital Safety Group's Europe/Middle East/Africa division, a company that makes fall protection safety equipment. Before that, he held positions at The Toro Co., which designs, makes and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services.
Gates earned a Bachelor of Arts in marketing management and a master's degree in organizational management from Concordia University, according to the statement.
In the statement, Gates said he looks forward to working closely with the company's leaders and 900-plus employees as Nautic continues to grow.