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Smartplug Systems named Greg Duncan its vice president of operations.

Duncan will oversee the daily operations of the company and assist with business development and project management in areas such as research and development, manufacturing, and shipping and receiving.

With more than 20 years of experience in the marine industry, Duncan comes to Smartplug from AFI, a division of Marinco. He held multiple positions there, including regional sales manager, vendor manager and marketing/product manager.

Seattle-based Smartplug Systems recently introduced what it says is the first safe and easy-to-use alternative to the current shorepower standard in 70 years.

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Harry Fendt was hired by Statement Marine, a St. Petersburg, Fla., manufacturer of powerboats.

Fendt will be working in the marketing department. His brother, Chip Fendt, joined the company earlier this year as vice president of sales.

Statement Marine is a new company, which introduced its two new hulls, a 42' v-bottom and a 50' catamaran at this year's Miami International Boat Show.

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