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West Marine has new CEO

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West Marine has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel was most recently CEO of Gabe’s, and prior to that he held executive positions with Old Navy, Target and JCPenney.

Seipel is an avid outdoorsman, has served on numerous community boards, and volunteers with the United Way, Salvation Army and youth athletics, according to a West Marine press release.

The boating supply retailer has 244 stores in 38 states and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit westmarine.com.

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