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Scott Ermeti Promoted to Pelican Products President of International Business

11 August 2017

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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