MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2016--
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) today announced that David M. Baum,
former Goldman Sachs partner and current president of Revolution Golf,
has been elected a director of the company.
“David brings a wealth of business and financial experience to our
board. His expertise in matters relating to corporate finance, mergers &
acquisitions and corporate governance developed over a 17-year career
with Goldman Sachs, combined with his more recent experience with
leisure travel and digital media, will be especially valuable to our
board and management team,” said Stephen H. Marcus, chairman of The
Baum, 51, is a former partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York City.
He started his career with the firm in 1986 as an entry-level analyst in
the mergers & acquisitions department. He was promoted to associate in
1988, vice president in 1992, managing director in 1996 and was named a
partner in 1998. While at Goldman Sachs, he held numerous leadership
roles including serving as co-head of the firm’s mergers & acquisitions
practice in the Americas. He retired from Goldman Sachs in 2003.
Baum is currently the president of Revolution Golf, one of the world’s
leading digital media companies focused on the core golfer. With a
unique business model that combines content and commerce, Revoluton Golf
serves more than 1.5 million subscribers across the globe. Baum also
serves as publisher & editor-in-chief of Golf Odyssey, the
world’s preeminent newsletter devoted to golf travel. In combination
with its sister publication, Golf Vacation Insider, the two
publications serve more than 600,000 subscribers, believed to be the
largest dedicated audience of golf travelers in the world.
Baum received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University
in 1986. He was named to the university’s Kelley School of Business
Academy of Alumni Fellows in 2002 and currently serves as an honorary
advisor on the Kelley School’s Dean’s Advisory Council.
He has been featured for his golf publications in The New York Times,
Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald
Tribune, USATODAY.com, Golf for Women, US Airways Magazine, Bloomberg
News, Cigar Aficionado and other national media outlets.
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The
Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment
industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. The
Marcus Corporation’s theatre division, Marcus
Theatres®, currently owns or manages 668 screens at 53
locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota and Ohio. The company’s lodging division, Marcus®
Hotels & Resorts, owns and/or manages 19 hotels, resorts and
other properties in 10 states. For more information, please visit the
company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com.
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