Pelican Products Inc. has appointed Sunil Malhotra as senior vice president of worldwide operations.
In his new role, he will provide leadership for the company’s overall manufacturing and supply chain operations, procurement, manufacturing, engineering and quality initiatives.
Malhotra will work with the operations team to tailor manufacturing to support the needs of the consumer market, and he will also focus on introducing new technologies, automation and best in class operations processes to drive and improve Pelican’s innovation in the plastics manufacturing industry.
Prior to joining Pelican, Malhotra worked for two years as the director of global manufacturing strategy, operational excellence and program management at Johnson Controls. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Schneider Electric as its vice president of operations strategy and deployment and VP of global manufacturing operations. He also has international experience in the transformation of global companies with particular emphasis on China and Mexico.
Pelican Products Inc. designs and manufactures protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. It is owned by private equity investment firm Behrman Capital.