Pelican Appoints Stephan Corti as President of Its Commercial and Government Division
Torrance, CA · May 18, 2015
Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has promoted Stephan Corti to President of their newly structured traditional Commercial and Government Division. Pelican is organizing into three distinct business units:
- Traditional Commercial (Industrial, Fire Safety, Law Enforcement) and Government Division
- Newly established Consumer Division, focusing on the Pelican ProGear™ product line as well as the consumer electronics, sporting goods, photo and dive markets
- Pelican BioThermal™ division, focused on temperature controlled transportation products and services
"Stephan is a customer-centric executive with a keen eye for delivering what's needed in the traditional markets we serve," said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican's President and CEO. " He is a seasoned leader that understands our diverse customer base and supporting dealer network. I look forward to seeing new business initiatives and ground breaking new products and services that he and his team will bring to the market in the coming months."
Corti brings more than 20 years of international sales and marketing management experience to his new role. Prior to his promotion, he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Pelican. Before joining Pelican he was Technicolor's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing after being promoted from the same position in Europe. Additionally, his experience includes several executive sales positions with international companies including Nimbus, Allied Signal and HILTI.Corti is fluent in English, French, Italian and German and holds an advanced degree from the Harvard Business School (Executive Education Program), an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business and a Ph.D. and Masters from the Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis.
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 in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 25 countries, with 23 international sales offices and twelve 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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