October 19, 2011 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican Opens Sales Office In South Korea
Appoints Sang-Hee Chon as Country Manager
TORRANCE, CA - October 12, 2011 –Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable LED lighting systems, has opened a sales office in Seoul, Korea and appointed Sang-Hee Chon as Country Manager.
Mr. Chon will be responsible for expanding Pelican’s sales in areas that include the aerospace/defense, military, industrial, and specialty consumer markets. “Boasting the 13th largest economy in the world, South Korea offers unlimited opportunities for progress,” said Scott Ermeti, Vice President of International Business for Pelican Products. “We look forward to working with Sang-Hee to bring Pelican’s legendary products to market in this dynamic economy.”
Mr. Chon brings more than 10 years of aerospace/defense and industrial/commercial case and packaging market knowledge to his position. Prior to joining the Pelican team, Mr. Chon honed his leadership skills and extensive knowledge of the diverse Korean marketplace at Sebo International, a leading export and import firm in Korea, and Le Meilleur Starplus, a defense trade company. He also served as an artillery officer for the Republic of Korea.
Mr. Chon attended California State University Northridge and holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University of Idaho, Boise.
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 12 countries, with 22 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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