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Sea Hawk Paints names South Florida sales rep

New Nautical Coatings Inc. said it named Patrick Harker as field sales representative for South Florida.

The company said Harker’s responsibilities include sales, technical support, customer training and business development initiatives. He is based in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

“As Sea Hawk continues to expand in the premium yacht coatings market, well-managed sales operations and expansion in the South Florida market is critical to meeting our growth goals,” Sea Hawk CEO Erik Norrie said in a statement. “Patrick brings the ideal blend of experience, education and a dynamic attitude that is certain to ignite our expanding business in South Florida.”

Before Harker joined New Nautical Coatings and the Sea Hawk brand, he headed regional sales for Absolute Coatings Group marine, pool and e-commerce. Before that he spent five years as a manager at Citrix Systems.

Harker has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and an MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship.

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