Changing Places


Stingray Boats appointed Darren Landry to represent the Stingray line for the South Central Region, including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas.

Landry lives in Baton Rouge, La., and has been representing the territory in the wholesale boat business for more than 15 years. He brings his knowledge of the region and experience with other brands.

"We are excited to welcome Darren to the Stingray family," vice president of global sales Mark Skeen said in a statement. "Darren's dealers speak highly of him and his service to them. His knowledge of the territory and the relationship he has with his dealers are a perfect fit for everyone."

Stingray, based in Hartsville, S.C., builds open-bow, cuddies, fish n’ ski and sport boats in sterndrive and outboard configurations.

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Marine lighting and electrical products supplier DRSA named Buddy Morgan sales and technical manager.

Morgan has 33 years of experience in the marine industry, supporting domestic and international clients in sales and technical management positions.

“We are thrilled to bring Buddy aboard. His extensive industry experience in all areas of sales, marketing, product development and product support worldwide is a great addition to Team DRSA,” DRSA president Cathy D. Smith said in a statement.

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