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Rochford Appoints OEM Market Development Manager

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Rochford Supply announced that industry veteran Ken Horton was appointed OEM market development manager.

Horton will lead Rochford’s efforts to support OEM boatbuilders with fabric, upholstery, foam and other materials.

“Ken joins Rochford Supply with … strong relationships across the OEM boatbuilder market,” Rochford president Brian Scott said in a statement. “Ken is the perfect leader to help Rochford Supply help OEM boatbuilders accelerate their production amidst unprecedented supply chain challenges.”

Horton has more than 20 years of industry experience, with roles at Faria Instruments and Attwood Marine.

“I am looking forward to helping builders take advantage of the resources that Rochford Supply can provide to help them get through the current supply chain challenges,” Horton said.

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