BUFORD, Ga., Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OneWater Marine Inc. ONEW ("OneWater" or "the Company") today announced the appointment of Steve Roy to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") as an additional independent director, effective as of August 12, 2022. This appointment will increase the size of the Board from ten to eleven directors, nine of whom are independent.
"We are thrilled to welcome Steve to the Board of Directors. His financial expertise across multiple industries, including logistics and retail, will provide valuable insights as we continue to advance OneWater's growth strategy," said Mitchell Legler, OneWater's Chairman of the Board. "Steve's proven financial leadership further strengthens our Board, supporting enhanced value creation for our shareholders."
Mr. Roy currently serves as an independent financial advisor managing investment activities for a large family office. Prior to working independently, Mr. Roy was the Chief Financial Officer for AAA Cooper Transportation ("ACT") from 2004 to 2019, a multi-regional logistics company. Mr. Roy simultaneously served as a member of the ACT Board of Directors. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Movie Gallery, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed video specialty retailer. Mr. Roy has served on the University of Alabama President's Cabinet, and as a Director at the Business Council of Alabama and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Roy earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama.
About OneWater Marine Inc.
OneWater Marine Inc. is one of the largest and fastest-growing premium marine retailers in the United States. OneWater operates a total of 96 retail locations, 10 distribution centers/warehouses and multiple online marketplaces in 20 different states, several of which are in the top twenty states for marine retail expenditures. OneWater offers a broad range of products and services and has diversified revenue streams, which include the sale of new and pre-owned boats, finance and insurance products, parts and accessories, maintenance, repair and other services.
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