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Changing Places

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Westrec Marinas' Harbour Towne Marina in Dania, Fla., announced that Barry Armband is joining the operation as marina manager, effective immediately.

Armband has spent 16 years in the marina industry, including serving for the last five years as harbormaster and property manager at the Waterways Marina Condominium Association. From 1994-2006, he worked at Meridian Marine Corp. as operations manager.

“This background — encompassing customer service, megayacht chandlery, supervisory functions, staff training, vendor negotiations and contracts, leasing, inventory, and A/R and A/P — runs parallel to the services that Harbour Towne Marina provides to its yachting customers, boat brokerages and related marine enterprises located in the Harbour Towne Marina campus,” the company said in a statement.

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Aquebogue, N.Y.’s Lighthouse Marina added Carmine LoBue to its staff.

He brings more than 20 years of experience as a field service technician and is certified in 3116-3400 Caterpillar engine fuel systems and repairs.

LoBue worked at H.O. Penn for the last 12 years. He will head the marine engine diesel service area, the newest division of Lighthouse Marina's service department.

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Frank M. Landers is now the Eastern regional sales manager for Gougeon Brothers Inc., covering the northern tip of Maine to the southern tip of Florida.

Landers is a long-standing member of the composites community. He previously served as regional sales manager for I-Core Composites. He was the U.S. sales and marketing development representative for High Modulus of Auckland, New Zealand.

“Frank is an excellent choice to represent Pro-Set epoxy. He has a substantial wheelbase of experience with composites and great reputation within the industry,” Gougeon CEO Alan Gurski said in a statement.

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