June 12, 2013 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican™ Appoints Shailesh Bambardekar As Vice President Of Operations - Torrance
TORRANCE, CA — June 12, 2013 – Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has appointed Shailesh Bambardekar as Vice President of Operations - Torrance.
"Shailesh’s steady and proactive leadership has been a guiding force through amazing growth and change for Pelican,” said John Padian, Chief Operating Officer, Pelican Products. “I am proud to welcome him to our executive team and look forward to working with him as we continue to take the company in bold new directions.”
As Vice President of Operations - Torrance, Shailesh Bambardekar brings more than 20 years of industrial management experience. In his new role, he will lead Pelican’s Torrance operations team and shape manufacturing strategy for the company’s next era of growth.
Prior to his promotion, he worked his way up to Director of Operations of Pelican’s Torrance plant / corporate headquarters where he oversaw all aspects of the daily manufacturing and facilities maintenance activities of nearly 500 employees.
Bambardekar’s experience includes management positions with companies that include Walker Systems and The Wiremold Company. Bambardekar holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts and certifications in Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing concepts.
About Pelican Products, Inc.
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including firefighters, police, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 19 countries, with 27 offices and 6 manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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