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West Marine welcomes new CEO

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California-based boating retailer West Marine has hired Doug Robinson as CEO. Robinson has 30 years of specialty retailing experience, most recently with Lowe’s, where he was president of international operations and development, according to a company statement. He is expected to take the helm at West Marine on Monday.

Robinson is an avid sailor and participant in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Regatta, an event West Marine has supported the past 22 years, according to the company.

For more information, visit westmarine.com.

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