Edward D. “Jed” Bullard, Chairman of the Bullard Board of Directors, has named Victoria “Wells” Bullard as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. A family-owned company, Wells Bullard represents the fifth generation of family leadership at Bullard.

Ms. Bullard succeeds Eric D. Pasch, who retired from the Company after 18 years of service. As one of her first acts as CEO, Ms. Bullard promoted Peter Lugo from Chief Operating Officer to President.

“I am humbled to have the opportunity to lead this company into the next generation,” said Ms. Bullard. “I welcome the challenge, and I recognize what a great responsibility it is.” The Company, which has served workers in the safety industry since 1898, is a leader in manufacturing firefighter and rescue helmets, thermal imaging cameras, head and face protection products, and respiratory protective equipment.

“We have been in the safety business since before safety was required,” added Ms. Bullard. “We are unified by a common purpose: to keep workers safe and ensure that they go home safely to their loved ones at the end of the day.”

About Bullard

Bullard is an internationally known manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems designed to help save lives. Founded in 1898, Bullard serves workers in the industrial, fire, and law enforcement markets with product lines that include respiratory protection devices, hard hats, face protection, thermal imagers, and fire and rescue helmets. Headquartered in Cynthiana, Kentucky, Bullard is a fifth-generation family-owned company. Bullard maintains sales offices in Europe and Asia in addition to its headquarters in Cynthiana, Kentucky, USA. For more information visit Bullard’s website at www.bullard.com or call Bullard Customer Service at 877-BULLARD or +1-859-234-6616.