CLEARWATER, Fla. – MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) today announced that Evelyn Follit has been appointed to its board of directors.
Follit has been the president of Follit Associates, a corporate technology and executive assessment consulting firm since 2007. From 1997 to 2005, she was an executive of RadioShack Corporation, a consumer electronics retail company, where she held the positions of senior vice president, chief information officer and chief organizational enabling services officer. Follit has over 20 years in leadership positions with major corporations including IBM and Dun & Bradstreet, in the areas of information technology, human resources and operations management. She is currently on the boards of TECO Energy, Inc. and Beall’s Inc.
“We are very excited and honored to have Evelyn Follit join our board of directors,” said William H. McGill, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of MarineMax. “We are confident she will be a strong addition to our board and her wealth of experience and expertise in information technology and operations management will complement our ongoing efforts to continue growing the MarineMax brand. On behalf of the board, we welcome Evelyn and look forward to her future contributions to the company.”
“I’m very excited about joining the MarineMax Board of Directors and working with the company’s management team,” Follit added.” I look forward to the opportunity to assist the company in achieving its strategic goals to maximize shareholder value.”