Quick Hits: January 21, 2021

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Foul-release coatings manufacturer Propspeed announced the launch of a rebranding campaign, which will include new logos, an updated website, packaging, and updates to social media platforms collateral materials. “Our brand is a reflection of our people, and no matter who you talk to in the company, you will see the passion for our products, industry, customers and the ocean,” CEO Chris Baird said.

Fraser appointed Frédéric Dormeuil to its worldwide team as head of global partnerships, the company said in a statement. Dormeuil joins Fraser with years of experience in the yacht market, and brand and business development.

Kevin Coughlin was named vice president of sales and marketing for the Wichard Groupe, the century-old French supplier of sailing products under the brands Profurl, Sparcraft, Facnor, Lorima and Peguet. Coughlin was previously brand manager of New England Ropes. “Kevin brings tremendous experience to this key role, and we can’t wait to see the impact and leadership we know he will have on our business segments,” Wichard Group USA general manager Darryl Spurling said in a statement.

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