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ePropulsion Expands Team

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Electric outboard manufacturer ePropulsion announced in a statement that it hired Rita Li as marketing director.

Li brings nearly a decade of experience in marketing and management to China-based ePropulsion.

“I am proud to join the ePropulsion team, and I look forward to working closely with our amazing distributors around the world to extend collaborations in public relations and marketing bent on driving awareness of the ePropulsion brand even further,” Li said in the statement.

In other news, ePropulsion said it has doubled its worldwide service staff and expanded the role of CMO Chang Zhao, who will now oversee marketing, sales and service efforts.

The company’s range includes power options from 1 to 9.9 hp.

The company’s range includes power options from 1 to 9.9 hp.

“We are very excited about the growing popularity of the brand and electric propulsion across the recreational marine industry,” co-founder and CEO Danny Tao said. “Driven by this interest and exceptional sales, our team has grown from humble beginnings with four employees in 2012 to now over 250 around the globe.”

Earlier this year, ePropulsion announced it had standardized its electric outboards to include hydrogeneration capabilities, 48-volt architecture, safety wristbands, an ergonomic tiller and brushless motors.

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