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Changing Places

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Morris Yachts hired Bob Marston as a brokerage sales professional for its sales office in Newport, R.I.

He will be responsible for overseeing brokerage sales operations in the Newport area and beyond, with a focus on offshore cruising yachts.

The company said Marston has been in the marine industry for more than 21 years, working in sales for boatbuilders such as Oyster Marine and Gunboat International, and serving as a professional yacht captain for many years.

"Bob's impressive career and his commitment to his customers make him an excellent cultural fit for our organization," Morris Yachts CEO Doug Metchick said in a statement. "We look forward to having his expertise onboard and know he will be a valuable asset in the continued growth of not only our brokerage department, but our company as a whole."

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Yacht Thruster, a division of Yacht Controller, hired Chris Dowling as a customer service/dealer representative.

Dowling will be responsible for the new position of customer service and broker/dealer liaison. Dowling has an extensive background in sales and service support, both on a retail and wholesale level, of marine engines, generators, batteries and marine parts.

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