ludgate named general
manager of kop-coat marine
John Ludgate has been promoted to general manager for Kop-Coat Marine Group. He will be responsible for overseeing all sales, marketing and production for Kop-Coat’s factories in Rockaway, NJ and Vernon, CA. Ludgate previously held the position of vice president of sales and marketing for Kop-Coat for the past six years. Prior to joining Kop-Coat, Ludgate spent 16 years with Interlux Yacht Finishes in a number of sales and marketing positions.
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