HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Inc.Seattle, a toxin-free integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing company, announced that it appointed Bryan Gent as vice president of Product Development. HQS said that Gent brings more than two decades of sales and marketing experience and has a proven track record of identifying and capturing new market opportunities within the seafood industry. Having worked with the company on a trial basis for several months, Gent will begin serving in an official capacity immediately and will report directly to CEO Norbert Sporns.