Changing Places


Pelican Products promoted Scott Nicholson to senior director of worldwide quality and hired Paul Britton to the newly created position of technical sales manager.

Nicholson will work with the extended Pelican Products quality team to identify key core processes that need to be implemented across the company. His new responsibilities will extend to all areas and regions of Pelican's combined businesses, including the advanced area lighting group and case centers.

Prior to his promotion, Nicholson was Pelican's director of quality and has worked at the company in various manufacturing engineering and quality management capacities. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in technology and management science from the University of Bradford in England in 1991, and completed his MBA from Pepperdine University in 2008.

With more than 20 years of reusable packaging experience, Britton will focus his efforts on supporting and developing relationships with key Pelican defense customers, including government engineering centers and major defense contractors.

Prior to joining Pelican, Britton was East Coast packaging engineering manager for ECS Composites, the central regional sales manager for Zero Corporation and, most recently, he was national sales manager for Zarges Case Company.

Britton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. He also is a member of the National Security Industrial Association.