March 23rd, 2010 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican™ Hires Brent Finemore As Vice President of Government Sales
TORRANCE, CA —March 23, 2010 – Pelican Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has hired Brent Finemore as their Vice President of Government Sales.
“It’s a great thing when you can bring someone of Brent’s caliber on to the Pelican team,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican’s President and CEO. “Pelican prides itself on the support of our troops. We are conscious that when we design a product it has to work in the sort of environments they use them. Having Brent come on board from the ‘inside’ will complement our existing team, already focused on the men and women in the government and military sectors. This enhances our growing partnerships with the forces.”
Prior to joining Pelican Finemore served 20 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. During his military career he held several positions that include Product Manager for Defense Satellite Communications Systems at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey and Chief Acquisitions Plan Division, DISC4, Department of the Army.
Finemore’s private sector experience includes 7.5 years at General Dynamics working directly with all branches of the military and other affiliated agencies to develop next generation satellite communication systems. Most recently he served as Senior Director of Business Development and Sales – SATCOM Technologies and prior to that as Director of Mobile Deployable SATCOM Communications – GDC4S where he led the team responsible for company’s acquisition of Tri Point Global in 2004.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Maine and a Master’s Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University.
About Pelican Products
Pelican™ Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases. After acquiring Hardigg Industries in December 2008, the company now operates in 12 countries, with 22 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com, www.hardigg.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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