– USA, FL – MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced the appointment of Mercedes Romero to its Board of Directors effective October 1, 2022.
About Mercedes Romero
Mercedes Romero is the Global CPO at Primo Water (Nasdaq: PRMW). She brings over 25 years of diverse experience across industries such as Consumer Packaged Goods (Procter & Gamble, Clorox), Spirits (Diageo, Campari), Pharmaceutical (Teva), Retail (Starbucks), and Transportation (Ryder). Romero has made meaningful contributions to the profitability of large organizations through the identification and implementation of operational efficiencies, strategic planning, and an innovative approach to gaining market share. She has led enterprise-wide digital transformations and ESG efforts. Romero is an independent director at John B. Sanfilippo & Son (Nasdaq: JBSS). She currently serves as chair of the Sourcing Diversity and Supplier Relationship Management Committee at the Institute for Supply Management, where she has held several advisory roles since 2007. Romero, a native of Venezuela, graduated from University Rafael Urdaneta with a degree in civil engineering. She also studied packaging solutions at Michigan State University and English Studies at Cornell University. Romero and her family are avid boaters and passionate about spending time on the water in their free time.
“It is an honor to join the MarineMax Board, especially at such a pivotal time of growth for the Company,” said Mercedes Romero. “I look forward to leveraging my global experience to build on the momentum MarineMax has achieved through its strategic growth plan across its family of businesses.”
MarineMax is the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, selling new and used recreational boats, yachts, and related marine products and services and providing yacht brokerage and charter services. MarineMax has over 100 locations worldwide, including 78 retail dealership locations, which include 34 marinas or storage operations. Through Fraser Yachts and Northrop and Johnson, the Company is also the largest superyacht services provider, operating globally. Cruiseris also the largest superyacht services provider, operating globally Yachts, a MarineMax company, manufactures boats and yachtswith sales through our select retail dealership locations and through independent dealers. Intrepid Powerboats, a MarineMax company, manufactures powerboats and sells through a direct-to-consumer model. MarineMax provides finance and insurance services through wholly owned subsidiaries and operates MarineMax Vacations in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
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