October 28th, 2005 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Pelican™ Names New VP of Finance
Torrance, CA - October 28, 2005 - Pelican™ Products, a leading manufacturer of high-impact, watertight Protector™ Cases and safety approved, technically advanced flashlights, has named Don Jordan as Vice President of Finance. Jordan will be responsible for all facets of Pelican’s corporate finance.
“In today’s business climate, having someone with Don Jordan’s dynamic and diverse experience will be an invaluable asset,” said Rick Kern, Pelican’s Executive Vice President and CFO. “I look forward to working with him and taking Pelican Products to new levels of growth in our business.”
Jordan brings more than 20 years of financial management experience. Prior to joining Pelican, he served in senior-level positions at several high-technology and service oriented companies that include Korn/Ferry International, Futurestep, Inc., Hughes Electronics and KPMG LLP.
During his career Jordan has been responsible for a range of duties that include strategic planning and budgeting, acquisitions and divestitures, reporting and consolidating, ERP implementation, investor relations, treasury and cash management and, process and controls improvement. Career highlights include a successful completion of a $165 million IPO, a $3 billion acquisition and the planning and coordination of a $1.3 billion corporate restructure.
Jordan holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 1983. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles and holds membership in both the American Institute and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
About Pelican Products
Pelican Products is a leading manufacturer of high-impact, watertight Protector™ Cases and technically advanced, safety approved, flashlights with distribution centers in Barcelona, Spain; Edmonton, Canada; Tokyo, Japan and Adelaide, Australia. The company was acquired last year by venture capital firm Behrman Capital. For more information visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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