MarineMax adds board member

MarineMax appointed George Borst to its board of directors.

MarineMax appointed George Borst to its board of directors.

Borst was president and CEO of the Americas Region of Toyota Financial Services from 2002 until 2013. He was responsible for all operational and financial activities in North and South America.

Borst started his career with Toyota in 1985, serving in numerous roles within the automaker, including marketing, product planning and strategy, and was general manager and group vice president of the Lexus division before he became president and CEO of Toyota Financial Services in 2002.

He serves on the board of trustees of PIMCO Funds and as executive adviser to the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

“We are very excited and honored to have George join our board of directors,” MarineMax CEO Bill McGill said in a statement. “We are confident that he will be a strong addition to our board. His broad experiences and expertise with very successful organizations will complement our ongoing efforts to continue to grow MarineMax. On behalf of the board, we welcome George and look forward to his future contributions to the company.”

“It’s exciting to join the MarineMax board of directors,” Borst said. “MarineMax is the clear leader in the marine industry, and I look forward to the opportunity to assist the company in achieving its strategic goals and direction.”


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