– USA, UT – Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPWH) today announced that Richard D. McBee has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective November 4, 2018. Following this announcement, the Board will include seven members.
Chris Eastland, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Partner at Seidler Equity Partners, stated, “We are excited to welcome Rich to the Board of Directors and are confident that his diverse business experience, extensive technology background and strong leadership skills will greatly benefit the Board and the Company. We look forward to working closely with Rich as the Board and management continue to execute the Company’s near and long-term strategies.”
Jon Barker, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Rich’s deep knowledge and experience in technology make him a strong addition to our Board and further enhance the Board’s collective capabilities. We will leverage his valuable insights as we focus on increasing customer engagement across all shopping channels. His passion for the outdoors makes him a great cultural fit and we look forward to his contributions.”
About Rich McBee
Richard (“Rich”) McBee brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to Sportsman’s Warehouse. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ: MITL), a position he has held since January 2011. During this time, he has led Mitel’s global strategy, business performance and global execution, while driving revenue growth and profitability and advancing Mitel’s evolution and leadership in the business communications market. Under his leadership, Mitel has doubled its revenue to more than $1.25 billion and emerged as a global leader in the business communications market, with #1 market share in Europe. Prior to joining Mitel, from 2007 to 2011, Rich served as President of the Communications and Enterprise Group of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR). Rich joined Danaher in 2007 as President, Tektronix Communications, following the acquisition by Danaher of Tektronix. Prior to the acquisition, Rich spent 15 years with Tektronix and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Communications Business Unit; Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Service and Marketing; and Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives.
Mr. McBee holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Chapman School of Business and Economics and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition to the Mitel board, Rich serves on the board of Tech Titans, the largest technology trade association in Texas, and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Mr. McBee commented, “I am delighted to be joining the Sportsman’s Warehouse Board of Directors. I am both a customer and an avid user of the Company’s products and have long admired their strong positioning in the outdoor sporting goods industry. I look forward to working with the management team and the Board to contribute to the Company’s growth opportunities that lie ahead.”
About Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc.
Sportsman’s Warehouse is a high-growth outdoor sporting goods retailer focused on meeting the everyday needs of the seasoned outdoor veteran, the first-time participant and every enthusiast in between. Our mission is to provide a one-stop shopping experience that equips our customers with the right quality, brand name hunting, shooting, fishing and camping gear to maximize their enjoyment of the outdoors.
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