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MarineMax names member to board of directors

MarineMax appointed Frances Allen to its board of directors.

Allen is executive vice president and chief brand officer at Denny’s Corp. Prior to joining Denny’s, Allen was chief marketing officer at Dunkin’ Donuts, where she was instrumental in increasing sales by launching healthier menu options and several successful marketing campaigns.

Her prior roles also include managing marketing efforts at Sony Ericsson Mobil Communications, Pepsi-Cola North America and Frito-Lay. Allen has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with actuarial studies from Southampton University in the United Kingdom and she completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.

“We are proud and honored to have Frances Allen join our board of directors. On behalf of the board, we welcome Frances,” MarineMax CEO Bill McGill said in a statement. “We are confident she will be a strong addition to our board, and her wealth of experience and expertise in marketing will support our ongoing efforts to grow the MarineMax brand. We look forward to her future contributions to the company.”

“MarineMax has already established itself as a retail leader in recreational boating, and I’m excited for the opportunity to further enhance the reach and impact of the brand,” Allen said. “I am delighted to join MarineMax’s board of directors and look forward to working with them and the company’s management team to continue to maximize long-term shareholder value.”

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