PRESS RELEASES

Scott Ermeti named Pelican's VP of Marketing

TORRANCE, CA - Mar 17, 2005

Pelican™ Products has appointed Scott Ermeti as Vice President of Marketing and International Business Development. He will be responsible for leading Pelican’s global marketing, advertising and new business initiatives, in addition to being responsible for the company’s European (Barcelona, Spain) and Canadian (Edmonton, Canada) business units.

Ermeti brings more than 20 years of strategic marketing, sales and general management experience to his new position.Most recently he served as Managing Director and Vice President of Pelican’s European Operations (Peli Products – Barcelona, Spain) where he established the company, led it to record sales and profits each year and built a powerful brand in more than forty countries. Ermeti began his career at Pelican as the National Sales Manager for the Industrial Division and was later appointed Director of Sales. In each position he led the company to record sales year after year. 

“Scott’s proven leadership and vision will be a great asset to the Pelican Executive team,” said Dave Parker, Founder and President of Pelican Products. “His global perspective and multi-faceted experience will ensure that this company continues its extraordinary growth both here in the USA and internationally, and he will make certain that we are the leader in all of our current markets, as well as in new frontiers that we have yet to penetrate.”

Ermeti holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

Pelican Products is a leading manufacturer of high-impact, watertight cases and technically advanced, safety approved flashlights. For more information contact the company at 23215 Early Ave., Torrance, CA 90505.  Phone: (310) 326-4700 or (800) 473-5422 (Outside CA), Fax: (310) 326-3311, Pelican.com, sales@pelican.com.

Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.L.U. For more information, visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.

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