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MarineMax hires SVP of People Strategy

MarineMax recently announced its hiring of Beth Garland as its new senior vice president of people stratgey. “I am pleased to welcome Beth Garland to the MarineMax family, as the senior vice president of people strategy," Brett McGill, MarineMax CEO and president, said. "Beth’s 25-plus years of experience in human resources and operations will help us as we continue to ...

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MarineMax invests in Boatzon

MarineMax, Inc. announced that it has invested in Boatzon. Boatzon, is the first 100% online boat and marine retailer providing secure direct marketplace services.   Boatzon provides marine enthusiasts access to boats, engines, trailers, marine products and more. Consumers can browse, finance, insure, purchase, and arrange delivery of boats and marine products entirely online. The first of its kind in ...

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MarineMax acquires SYM

MarineMax, Inc. announced that it has acquired Superyacht Management, S.A.R.L., better known as SYM. SYM is a superyacht management company based in Golfe Juan, France. The acquisition is expected to be accretive in its first full year.  SYM is being acquired by Northrop & Johnson, a superyacht brokerage and charter services business, which MarineMax acquired in 2020. SYM expands Northrop ...

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MarineMax Fort Myers raises $1M for children’s hospital

The MarineMax Fort Myers Annual Yacht Gala has raised over one million dollars to benefit the Golisano Children's Hospital in the last six years. The 6th Annual event, held on March 11, 2022, at MarineMax Fort Myers, raised over $300,000 through generous donations and a live and silent auction. "Thank you to everyone involved in making this benefit a reality. ...

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MarineMax’s Abbey Heimensen joins USSA Inspire Initiative

Vice President of Marketing for MarineMax, Abbey Heimensen joins The US Superyacht Association’s Inspire Initiative, highlighting high-profile women who have risen to the pinnacles of their respective industries in often male-centric trades.  The US Superyacht Association (USSA) recently announced the Inspire Initiative, a cutting-edge event designed to showcase, support, and celebrate the women of the superyacht industry with a renewed ...

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Hagadone Marine Group announces new sales director

Hagadone Marine Group based out of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has appointed Bob Holloway as the new Director of Sales. Holloway comes to Hagadone Marine Group from Texas where he was the Sales Manager of MarineMax Dallas. He has over 30 years of experience in the boating industry. “We are thrilled to be welcoming Bob to our strong, spirited team,” says ...

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Sea Tow Foundation presents 2021 industry safety awards

The Sea Tow Foundation and its Boating Safety Advisory Council announced six winners today of their National Boating Industry Safety Awards which recognizes the best boating safety work in the for-profit section of the recreational boating industry. Sponsored for the second year by KICKER Marine Audio, the six top contest winners were revealed in a special awards recognition segment held ...

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MarineMax appoints new VP of marketing

MarineMax recently announced the appointment of Abbey Heimensen to the role of vice president of marketing, overseeing a robust and talented team that delivers marketing support for MarineMax's national retail network of over 77 stores and diverse business units.  "Abbey's passion, commitment, and dedication to MarineMax and our customers has been key to the growth of our company and industry influence," Shawn ...

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MarineMax expands in Texas

MarineMax, Inc. recently announced it has acquired the assets of Texas MasterCraft. Texas MasterCraft is a full-service Dallas, Texas area towboat dealer that operates primarily from two locations. The Dallas-area market is the largest towboat market in the United States. Texas MasterCraft generated revenue of over $45 million in 2020. The acquisition is expected to be accretive in its first full ...

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MarineMax recognized for online sales during SEA Awards

MarineMax announced receiving a Sitecore Experience Award (SEA) honorable mention in the 'Phy-gital' category for its work with Sagepath, a digital marketing and technology company. SEA selected the entry from more than 140 submissions, recognizing MarineMax's Exclusive Sales Event - Online Experience. "We have some of the most innovative customers and partners in the world leveraging our platform to implement digital-first strategies that ...

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