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Pelican Products, Inc. announced David Morton has been selected as the regional human resources director for its South Deerfield, Massachusetts office.

In this position, Morton will be responsible for managing tactical human resources, delivering on strategic operational goals, leading workforce planning and engaging employees for Pelican’s Eastern region. Additionally, Morton will be tasked with developing collaborative relationships with Pelican’s global human resources counterparts, and sharing knowledge and best practices that will allow human resources to be more effective across the organization.   

“David has extensive experience working with companies to implement successful HR solutions, and we are excited to welcome him to the team,” says Ellenmary Michel, VP of worldwide human resources for Pelican. ”His knowledge of HR policy, career development, and employment law make him a great asset to the region and Pelican as a whole.”

Morton comes to Pelican with nearly 30 years of human resources experience, working in senior positions for two Connecticut companies: Henkel Corporation and The Hartford Financial Services Group. He holds a Master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Springfield College, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in management and human resources from the University of Connecticut.

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