Rodney DavisPelican Products, a leading manufacturer of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has appointed Rodney Davis as Director of Worldwide Environmental Health and Safety. 

“Rodney’s extensive and diverse experience will strengthen our already world-class environmental, health and safety efforts,” said John Padian, COO, Pelican Products. “His role is crucial to keeping our employees safe and our operations compliant, so that we can continue to offer our customers the toughest and most reliable products on the market.”

With more than 20 years’ experience in environmental health and safety, Davis will be implementing, coordinating and championing Pelican’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program across the global organization. 

Prior to joining Pelican, Davis held environmental, health and safety positions with leading companies that include Yusen Terminals at the Port of Los Angeles, Georgia-Pacific, Mattel, Landis Plastics and Vikase Corporation. With diverse plastics experience, he has overseen environmental, health and safety activities at facilities in Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, China, Malaysia and Indonesia. Additionally, Davis has led successful ISO 14001 certification efforts and is responsible for several facilities receiving the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) star partner designation with CalOSHA. 

Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety & Risk Management from Indiana State University and a Master of Public Health in Environmental Science and Epidemiology from Indiana University. He is a member of the National Safety Council and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). 

Pelican Products 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 both high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, life sciences, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 19 countries, with 28 offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit or