After just 10 months on the job as CEO, Doug Robinson has left West Marine. The North American boating supply retailer issued a brief statement Tuesday.
“An executive search is underway for a new CEO, led by private equity ownership group Monomoy Capital Partners,” the statement reads. “We anticipate significant interest from seasoned executives with extensive retail and e-commerce operational experience. The senior leadership team at West Marine remains in place and focused on returning the company to its core business and serving local boating communities.”
Robinson joined the company 29 January of this year after 13 years with Lowe’s, a chain of hardware and home improvement stores. Read on.