West Marine, a leading omni-channel retailer exclusively offering boating gear, apparel, footwear and other waterlife-related products, announced today the arrival of their new Chief Executive Officer, Doug Robinson, who joins with three decades of specialty retailing experience. Most recently Robinson spent 13 years with Lowe’s and his last role was President, International Operations and Development.
He is an avid sailor and longtime customer of West Marine who is very eager to help the brand become one of the best retailers in the country. Robinson is also a proud supporter and participant in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Regatta, an event West Marine has supported the last 22 years. He will take the helm on Jan. 29.
About West Marine
Each person has a unique connection to the water. At West Marine, our knowledge, enthusiasm and products prepare Waterlife adventurers to foster that connection and explore their passions. With more than 250 stores located in 38 states and Puerto Rico and an eCommerce website reaching domestic, international and professional customers, West Marine is recognized as a leading Waterlife Outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. Since first opening our doors in 1968, West Marine associates continue to share the same love for the water as our customers and provide helpful advice on the gear and gadgets they need to be safe and have fun. To learn more about West Marine, please visit the West Marine website at www.westmarine.com.