Changing Places

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Ralph Ulisse, global general manager of Southco Inc.’s Transportation Business Unit, will assume additional responsibilities for directing Southco’s Marine, Recreational Vehicles and Caravan Business Unit, effective Nov. 1.

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Ulisse replaces Richard Hipp, who led Southco Marine since its creation in 2004 and was recently appointed managing director of Southco’s Asia Pacific region in Hong Kong.

The balance of the Southco MRC management team remains relatively unchanged. Leif Andersson, currently the European Union general manager for Southco Marine in Sweden, will take on additional global leadership responsibilities and supervision of Pernilla Lindberg-Eriksson, the global marketing manager for the marine business.

The team in Rockledge, Fla., will consist of Oren Cotton as director of product innovation, Mike Hottinger as senior business development manager, Polly Anderberg as operations supervisor, and Dan Hottinger as customer service supervisor.

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