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West Marine Inc. (WMAR)

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West Marine Inc.
PO Box 50070
Watsonville, CA 95077
United States - Map
Phone: 831-728-2700

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Specialty Retail, Other
Full Time Employees:1,813

Business Summary 

West Marine, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of boating supplies, gear, apparel, footwear, and other water life-related products primarily in the United States. The company offers core boating products that comprise of maintenance, electronics, sailboat hardware, anchors/docking/moorings, engine systems, safety, electrical, plumbing, boats/outboards, ventilation, deck hardware/fasteners, navigation, trailering, seating/boat covers, and barbecues/appliances. It also provides apparel, footwear, clothing accessories, fishing, water sports, paddle sports, coolers, bikes, and cabin/galley products. As of February 27, 2014, the company operated 287 stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. West Marine, Inc. operates stores that serve professional customers, such as businesses involved in boat sales, boat building, boat commissioning and repair, yacht chartering, marina operations, and other boating-related activities, as well as government and industrial customers. It also sells products through direct-to-consumer sales channel, which include and e-commerce websites, direct mail catalogs, and call center. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Watsonville, California.

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Corporate Governance 
West Marine Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Aug 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 1.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Randolph K. Repass , 70
Founder and Chairman
Mr. Matthew L. Hyde , 51
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Inside Director
Mr. Thomas R. Moran , 53
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Exec. VP of Fin. and Assistant Sec.
Mr. Barry Kelley , 52
Exec. VP of Stores and Wholesale
Ms. Pamela J. Fields Esq.,
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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