Xpress Boats is shaking up its executive leadership structure with multiple promotions and one retirement.
Executive vice president Jeff Bogard will be retiring from the Hot Springs-based fishing and hunting boat manufacturer. Bogard will be transitioning out of his role over the next 12 months after roughly 35 years with Xpress Boats.
As Bogard transitions to retirement, Bobby Bittinger will come the new vice president of operations for Xpress Boats, while PeeWee Strother will become the national sales manager.
At Veranda Luxury Pontoons, a subsidiary of Xpress Boats, Nathan Kyzer as been promoted to vice president of operations. Gary Brown has been named national sales manager for Veranda.
Jonathan Foster will be stepping up as the chief financial officer for both Xpress Boats and Veranda Luxury Pontoons. Clay Connor will also be taking a role with both companies, becoming the vice president of marketing.