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Changing Places

Chris Lufkin joined Cairo, Ga.-based Sailfish Boats as director of dealer development/sales manager in charge of New England, Great Lakes, Eastern Canada and international sales.

Lufkin has more than 18 years of experience in the marine industry, and most recently served as director of sales and marketing for Albemarle Boats.

Sailfish Boats is a leading manufacture in saltwater fishing boats from 19-31 feet.

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Beier Radio, a leader in marine electronics, named Buddy Morgan its new sales manager.

Morgan has more than 30 years of experience in management, sales, marketing and training for marine technology companies across the United States. His most recent position was as national sales manager for Japan Radio Company in Seattle.

In the new post, Morgan will be responsible for coordinating Beier Radio’s sales efforts for both products and services. He will attend industry trade shows on behalf of the company and manage the production of all marketing tools.

Beier Radio has locations in New Orleans and Morgan City, La.

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The United Anglers of Southern California selected Steven Fukuto as its new president.

Fukuto has been providing financial and management advisory services through his firm Fukuto & Company since 1994. Fukuto has also been an owner/partner in the commercial sportfishing vessel M/V Eldorado since 1993, and became a partner in Long Beach Sportfishing in 1998.

Fukuto has also been a longtime member of UASC and serves on the organization’s board of directors.

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