Brook Castelsky took the helm of Oak Bay Marine Group March 31.
The change comes as part of now former CEO Peter Ciceri’s recommendation for a new organizational structure for the company, moving to a COO model. Ciceri also stepped down March 31.
“We are grateful for what Peter has accomplished during his time with the company,” said Mark Appleton, a trustee and director. “We wish him every success moving forward.”
Castelsky will report directly to the board of directors and be responsible for the overall management and operations of the company. He has held several roles within the Oak Bay Marine Group. He began his 15-year career in the accounting department before becoming the assistant manager and general manager of the Northern Resorts, Marine Operations Manager and Operations Manager for Painter’s Lodge, General Manager for Cape Santa Maria Resort in the Bahamas, and most recently, VP of Resorts for the group of companies.
Oak Bay Marine Group has celebrated fishing lodges and resorts on Vancouver Island, Quadra Island and Long Island Bahamas as well as the Marina Restaurant in Oak Bay, and three tourist attractions in Oregon State.