OneWater Marine Announces the Appointment of Greg Shell to its Board of Directors

March 23, 2022

BUFORD, Ga., March 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OneWater Marine Inc. (NASDAQ: ONEW) (“OneWater” or “the Company”) today announced the appointment of Greg Shell to the Company’s Board of Directors as an additional independent director, effective as of April 1, 2022. This appointment will increase the size of the Board from nine to ten directors, eight of whom are independent.

“We are delighted to welcome Greg to the Board of Directors. His capital markets experience, coupled with his governance and financial expertise that support growth acceleration will be incredibly valuable as we further advance OneWater’s strategy. At the same time, his expertise in effecting positive societal and environmental change will provide critical insight as we advance our environmental, social, and governance efforts,” said Mitchell Legler, OneWater’s Chairman of the Board. “With the addition of Greg, the breadth and depth of the Board will be stronger and more diverse than ever before, which we believe supports long-term value creation for our shareholders

Mr. Shell currently serves as Managing Director at Bain Capital, a position he has held since 2016. He has successfully raised and managed two vintages of the Double Impact fund that focuses on sustainability, health and wellness, and community building. Prior to Bain Capital, Mr. Shell was a Portfolio Manager at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo where he served as the Head of Americas, leading all investments in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada. In addition, Mr. Shell was the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Global Focused Equity Fund which is benchmarked to MSCI-ACWI, and co-managed a $4 billion foreign fund EAFE strategy and $1 billion small-cap International Equity Fund.

Mr. Shell currently serves on the Board of Directors for Eastern Bank, the largest independent, mutually owned bank in New England with over $11 billion in assets; Harvard Pilgrim, a leading not-for-profit health services company, and Fiduciary Trust, a private wealth management firm with $12 billion in assets. Mr. Shell completed his undergraduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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 75 retail locations, 9 distribution centers/warehouses and multiple online marketplaces in 16 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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