Pelican Canada Managing Director Ed Meyer to Lead Pelican BioThermal’s Global Sales Organization in its Next Chapter of Success

Pelican Canada Managing Director Ed Meyer to Lead Pelican BioThermal’s Global Sales Organization in its Next Chapter of Success

Ed Meyer

Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature-controlled packaging, announces the appointment of Ed Meyer, general manager for Canada sales and operations of parent company Pelican Products, Inc., to the global sales leadership role for the BioThermal division. Meyer will officially assume responsibility for Pelican BioThermal’s sales team at the end of 2019 when longtime Pelican BioThermal vice president of worldwide sales Kevin Lawler retires.

“We welcome Ed Meyer to our management team as he takes up leadership of our sales organization and continues our successful growth in the life sciences temperature-controlled packaging and solutions market,” said David Williams, president of Pelican BioThermal.  “I expect Ed to build on his success of growing revenue by 70% during his 11 years of leading Pelican Canada.”

Prior to joining Pelican Canada, Meyer was a successful sales executive, sales manager and general manager with experience accelerating growth in both the telecommunications and industrial/safety distribution markets. He is a devotee of the consultative selling approach used by Pelican BioThermal, making him an ideal fit to lead the Pelican BioThermal sales organization into the future.
“I whole-heartedly believe in the necessity of a sound, diagnostic, value-based approach to business development where our process positions our sales professionals with respect and credibility — while being valued contributors to our customers’ success,” said Meyer. “This is something that we’ve built at Pelican Canada and I know that it is fundamental to the Pelican BioThermal team.”

“Pelican BioThermal’s global scope, strategic growth opportunity and market leadership position make taking the helm of the global sales organization especially exciting”, said Meyer. Throughout his career, Meyer’s most important accomplishments and proudest moments are based on the achievement of others — building, developing and supporting teams where the individuals reach and exceed their personal goals.

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Pelican BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco. 


About Pelican Products 
Pelican Products, Inc. is the 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, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 26 countries, with 24 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit or

About Pelican BioThermal 
Pelican BioThermal LLC 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. Pelican BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s efforts have received recognition including the U.S. Army’s Greatest Inventions, the Made in Minnesota Manufacturing award for supply chain innovators, the Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota award for business growth and the Twin Cities Business Manufacturing Excellence award. Pelican 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. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli BioThermal Limited. For more information, visit  

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