Pelican Products Appoints Kari Taylor as Chief Executive Officer of Peli BioThermal
|Update : 19th October, 2023|
Pelican Products Inc. announced the appointment of Kari Taylor as CEO of Peli BioThermal. Peli BioThermal, a subsidiary of Pelican Products Inc., is a leader in the cold supply chain, providing temperature-controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. Taylor has been serving as an advisor to Peli BioThermal since June. This appointment reflects Pelican's commitment to commercial excellence and rapid growth in an ever-changing industry environment. She will work closely with James "JC" Curleigh who was recently named Chief Executive Officer of Pelican Products, Inc.
Pelican Products Inc. announces Kari Taylor as CEO of Peli BioThermal.
"Kari Taylor brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the leadership team. As an advisor, Kari has demonstrated a deep understanding of the industry, market dynamics, and the company's core values," said Brandon Crawley, Managing Director at Platinum Equity, which acquired Pelican Products in 2021. "Kari's strategic insights, dedication, and collaborative approach, especially with key customers, have already had a profound impact on the company, and we believe she is the ideal candidate to lead Peli BioThermal into the future."
Taylor previously held key leadership roles at top global companies including RB Global, Inc.; Benco Dental Supply Company; W.W. Grainger, Inc.; and Office Depot, Inc. She is also a member of the board at Nixon Medical. She is a dynamic executive whose impact has spanned multiple industries delivering transformational strategies, strong cohesive teams, and collaborative relationships with customers.
"I'm incredibly honored to lead Peli BioThermal's next chapter; with an opportunity to build upon a recognized brand, broaden our product portfolio, and strengthen key partnerships," said Taylor. "I look forward to working closely with our customers and the team to shape an evolving cold supply chain."
Doug Ross, who joined Peli BioThermal in 2022 as president and has been instrumental in guiding the company through several important milestones, will serve as president and chief operating officer. He will continue contributing as a top executive with global responsibility for integrating and aligning the services and manufacturing operations, overseeing new product development, and leading the engineering and quality functions.
About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is a 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, life sciences, industrial, entertainment, and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in approximately 32 countries, with 17 international sales offices and 8 manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. and the division that manufactures temperature-controlled packaging for the healthcare industry does business worldwide under the brand Peli BioThermal LLC. For more information, visit pelican.com.
About Peli Biothermal
Peli BioThermal offers the widest range of temperature-controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company's products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. Peli BioThermal's customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. Peli BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. For more information, visit pelibiothermal.com.
Source : Pelican Products, Inc.