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BRP, Inc. Appoints New President Of Its Marine Group

BRP, Inc., the parent company of the Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo and Lynx brands, appointed long-standing BRP executive Bernard Guy as president of its Marine Group effective immediately. Guy also keeps his leadership responsibilities for global product strategy for BRP’s Powersports and Marine groups. 

Karim Donnez, president of the Marine Group, is leaving BRP for new professional challenges.

“I am pleased to appoint Bernard Guy as president of our Marine Group,” said José Boisjoli, president and CEO of BRP. “Throughout his career with BRP, Bernard has shared our values of passion and drive to create the ultimate experience for our customers. As a trusted and seasoned executive, Bernard is the ideal candidate to continue working on our strategic plan to transform the Marine industry alongside our talented Marine management team. We thank Karim for his contributions to our organization and for leading our Marine strategy over the past few years.”

Since 2018, BRP has acquired three boat companies to expand its Marine Group, including Alumacraft, Manitou and Quintrex. Last summer, BRP launched fully redesigned boats and pontoons equipped with the company’s Rotax S engine with Stealth technology.

BRP aims to deliver strong Marine results in fiscal year 2024, with projected revenue growth of 35 percent to 40 percent compared to fiscal year 2023.