Pelican CEO wins Entrepreneur Of The Year award

LOS ANGELES – Pelican Products Inc. recently 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.

Pelican Products is a manufacturer of watertight protective cases and submersible flashlights used in marine settings and other industries.

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,” Faulkner said in a statement. “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.”

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. All regional honorees are invited to the Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala hosted by Jay Leno on Nov. 12, 2011, in Palm Springs, Calif.

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