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Nautic Global Group added industry veteran Barry Bailey as sales manager for the Asia Pacific Region.

"We are seeing an incredible opportunity to grow international sales, particularly in Asia and the Pacific Rim," Doug Sexton, Nautic Global Group senior vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement. "With Barry's extensive experience and numerous contacts in the area, we expect to bring on more dealers and expand our exports across all brand lines."

Bailey, who is based out of Southport, Queensland, near Brisbane, Australia, has worked in the marine industry for nearly 30 years in a number of similar roles for various boatbuilders, as well as the International Trade Association. He is a licensed captain who has successfully circumnavigated the world twice aboard traditional wooden sailing vessels.

Nautic’s brands include Rinker express cruisers and Captiva sportboats, Hurricane deckboats, Godfrey pontoon boats and Polar Kraft aluminum fishing boats.

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