Changing places

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Brendan Dooney joined Northrop and Johnson as a broker, and Allyson Simonton joined the company as an administrative assistant.

Dooney previously worked at H&S Yacht Sales and brings 20 years of experience to his new position. Simonton was involved in raising interest in the West Coast boat show, YachtFest. With a background in public relations and marketing, Simonton will build interest in the new Northrop and Johnson San Diego office.

Northrop and Johnson was founded in 1955, serving New York’s Long Island Sound yachting community. Today, it is one of the world’s oldest brokerages, with offices in the United States, the Caribbean and Europe.

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Tempress Products hired Lise Warden as its marketing director.

Warden is responsible for marketing, advertising and promotions for all products, as well as the company's Web site and catalog.

Warden, who has 12 years of experience in the field, most recently served as account director at Tracy Locke Partnership.

Based in Dallas, Tempress Products manufactures ergonomic seating systems and other marine equipment, including Fish-On! rod holders and fishing accessories, and BoatMates storage products.

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