Torrance, CA - July 22, 2010
Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has appointed Piero Marigo as the Managing Director of Peli Products, S.L. in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) (Peli Products is the European subsidiary of Pelican Products, Inc.).
Marigo will be responsible for managing every aspect of Peli Products’ operations including marketing, finance and driving company growth in more than 50 countries across the EMEA.
“Piero’s wealth of regional and technical sales knowledge will be an invaluable asset to our EMEA operations as they continue to grow,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican’s President and CEO. “Additionally, his extensive leadership and management experience in addition to his knowledge of local cultures, makes him perfect for this position and I look forward to seeing him excel and deliver a new level of success for Peli Products.”
Prior to joining Pelican, Marigo held a wide variety of sales, business development and management positions with General Electric (GE) in their Security, Water & Process Technologies and Plastics divisions. Career highlights include managing GE commercial business units across Europe and the Middle East and the generation of millions of dollars in revenue by working directly with clients that include Thales, Telefonica and Honeywell.
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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