Barcelona 11 August, 2017 Pelican Products, Inc., global headquarters of Peli Products, has
promoted Scott Ermeti to President of International Business.
Over the course of 20+ years, Scott worked his way up through Pelicans ranks starting out as the National
Sales Manager for their Industrial Division. Most notably, he served as Pelicans first official employee
located outside the United States and he established Peli Products, the companys European
headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Under his leadership Pelicans international business has become a
powerful global brand and now accounts for 30% of the companys annual revenue. Prior to Scotts
promotion he was serving as Pelicans Senior Vice President of International Business.
In his new position, he will report directly to Phil Gyori and have full profit and loss responsibility for
Pelicans entire international business (excluding BioThermal) which includes sales, marketing,
manufacturing and distribution in more than 100 countries around the globe.
Scotts understanding of Peli and the global marketplace make him uniquely qualified to continue to
spearhead Pelicans global operations, said Phil Gyori, Group President of Pelican Products. Im
confident that his customer-centric approach, vision, and proven leadership will continue to yield next
level products and services tailored to our customers abroad.
Scott has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve on the boards of two prestigious
organisations; the Industry Trade Advisory Council (ITAC) and the District Export Council. He is also a
member of the Outdoor Industry Associations Trade Advisory Council (OIATAC). These three
organisations serve as advocates for the Aerospace, Outdoor and Small/Medium Business industries
trade agendas with members of Congress and the White House. His service on these boards helps the United States Government and member companies form foreign trade policy including importing,
exporting, domestic manufacturing and small/medium-size business support.
Before joining Pelican, Scott worked with Bata Brands (Lausanne, Switzerland), one of the worlds largest
manufacturers and retailers of footwear. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the
University of Chicagos Booth School of Business and a Bachelors degree from Indiana University. Peli
Products is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York
and San Francisco.
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