Pelican Products Welcomes George Platisa as Chief Financial Officer

TORRANCE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pelican Products, Inc., is pleased to announce that longtime executive
George Platisa has been hired as Chief Financial Officer effective May
21, 2019.

The CFO is one of the most influential positions at Pelican. Mr. Platisa
will be responsible for leading Pelican’s financial strategies
worldwide. He will oversee financial planning and analysis, strategic
planning, accounting and reporting, budgeting, investor relations, due
diligence activities associated with acquisitions and divestitures,
treasury, tax and risk management. He will help guide growth and
profitability and will participate in setting the financial strategy for
the company.

“George Platisa’s exceptional financial expertise and advanced business
acumen will be an enormous asset to Pelican as we move forward and grow
our company. He brings to Pelican his significant experience in
strategic financial planning, global operations, mergers and
acquisitions,” said Lyndon Faulkner, Pelican’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We’re delighted to have George on board.”

Mr. Platisa has held high-level management positions in a range of
industries such as consumer electronics, media and entertainment. His
career trajectory has included stints at Belkin International, Price
Waterhouse, Walt Disney Company, Broadband Sports, and Ascent Media
Corporation.

Platisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from La Verne
University.

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

About Pelican Products

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 26 countries, with 24
international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the
globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli
Products, S.LU. For more information, visit
www.pelican.com
or
www.behrmancap.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Sharon Ward
Director of Public & Media Relations
Phone:
(310) 326-4700 x 1434
Email: [email protected]

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