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Pelican Hires
New Director of Government Sales

Pelican Products, Inc. Press Release FlashlightNews.org - 4/10/2008

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Retired Command Sergeant Major Loren Simpson to lead its U.S.Government Sales


Loren Simpson -- Pelican™ Products Director of Goverment Sales

Loren Simpson -- Pelican™ Products Director of Goverment Sales

TORRANCE, Ca. - To continue assembling a sales force of the best and brightest, Pelican Products, Inc. the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has hired Retired Command Sergeant Major Loren Simpson to lead its U.S.Government Sales.

With a wealth of knowledge and nearly 30 years of military and sales experience, Simpson will direct Pelican’s government sales staff spearheading new business development in the company’s ever-expanding multi-million dollar, Government Sales Division.

“Hiring Mr. Simpson underscores Pelican’s commitment to building a superior sales team that intimately understands the government and military markets to which we provide quality products and services,” said Lyndon Faulkner, CEO of Pelican Products. “His vast military and sales experience makes me extremely optimistic for the future of Pelican’s business and supporting our men and women in their service to our country.”

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With a distinguished twenty year military career as a Command Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army, Simpson has served worldwide in many facets of leadership, operations and logistics. His tenure found him working in capacities such as Multinational Training Specialist and Action Officer, interfacing with a wide variety of officials ranging from U.S. ambassadors to civilian contractors. Simpson’s military career highlights include planning and executing complex and sensitive multi-national exercise programs in the Asia-Pacific Region, managing multi-million dollar budgets and organizing logistical requirements for thousands of US and foreign personnel.

After retirement he served in several, high-level, management and consulting positions, focusing on sales in a wide range of supplies and services to the US military including premium footwear and photoluminescent lighting equipment.

While on active duty Simpson obtained both his Bachelor’s Degree and Master of Business Administration.

About Pelican Products, Inc.

Pelican™ Products, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases with distribution centers in Barcelona, Spain - Edmonton, Canada - Tokyo, Japan - China, and Adelaide, Australia. The company was acquired in 2005 by venture capital firm Behrman Capital. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.