Pelican Products President and CEO Wins Ernst & Young Award
June 23, 2011
LOS ANGELES-Pelican Products Inc. today announced that President and CEO Lyndon Faulkner has won the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (greater Los Angeles region) in the manufacturing category. The award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Faulkner was selected as a finalist with 21 other nominees by a panel of independent judges.
“I am honored to be recognized with this prestigious award,” says Faulkner. “I am extremely fortunate to be leading such a dynamic company as Pelican. It is a great highlight in my professional career. It is also a real testament to all the amazing employees around the world that are helping drive Pelican’s growth and success.”
Pelican Products is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable LED lighting systems. Throughout his career, Faulkner has been recognized in key senior executive roles and has driven billions in revenue to industry-shaping Fortune 100 companies that include Technicolor/Nimbus CD International and the Microsoft Corp. This award program is recognizing Lyndon for a second time as he was named EOY 1997 Entertainment Award Winner (greater Washington region).
This year, the Entrepreneur of the Year Program celebrates its 25th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries throughout the world.