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    West Marine Inc. (WMAR)

    8.13 Up 0.12(1.50%) 1:09PM EST - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    West Marine Inc.
    PO Box 50070
    Watsonville, CA 95077
    United States - Map
    Phone: 831-728-2700
    Fax: 831-761-4421
    Website: http://www.westmarine.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Specialty Retail, Other
    Full Time Employees:1,791

    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, and clothing accessories; and fishing, water sports, paddle sports, coolers, bikes, and cabin/galley merchandise. As of April 6, 2015, the company operated approximately 270 stores in 38 states of the United 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 westmarine.com and portsupply.com 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 Feb 1, 2016 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Matthew L. Hyde , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Inside Director
    Mr. Randolph K. Repass , 72
    Founder and Affiliated Director
    Mr. Barry Kelley , 54
    Exec. VP of Stores & Wholesale
    Mr. Jeffrey J. Lasher , 52
    Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP of Fin. and Assistant Sec.
    Ms. Virginia Wright ,
    Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP of Information Technology
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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