Torrance, CA - March 11, 2008
Continuing to lay the groundwork for more explosive growth, Pelican Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has named Don Jordan as Chief Financial Officer.
Jordan will utilize more than 20 years of financial management experience to help support and drive major domestic and international growth for Pelican on three continents as the company expands with several new sales initiatives in the U.S., Europe and Asia and a newly opened manufacturing venture in Crottendorf, Germany.
“Don’s financial management has been exemplary as Pelican continues to grow by leaps and bounds. So this promotion is the obvious next step for a man of his talents,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican’s President and CEO. “He is the right man to help guide our organization as we execute our explosive growth strategy with significant capital investments, international expansion and potential acquisitions.”
Prior to his promotion, Jordan served as Pelican’s Vice President of Finance and previously 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.
Jordan has been responsible for a range of duties throughout his career that include strategic planning and budgeting, acquisitions and divestitures, financial reporting and consolidation, 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, an SAP ERP implementation and the planning and coordination of a $1.3 billion corporate restructuring.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. After serving for six years on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, he currently serves as an advisor to Make-A-Wish and holds membership in both the American Institute and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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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