Peli BioThermal Hires New Director of Sales for the Americas

Peli BioThermal Hires New Director of Sales for the Americas

James Klingelhoefer to lead and manage the company’s revenue growth initiatives

Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces that James Klingelhoefer has joined the company as Director of Sales, Americas.

In his role, Klingelhoefer is responsible for leading and managing the U.S.-based sales team that will pursue revenue growth opportunities in both North and South America. Klingelhoefer comes to Peli BioThermal with more than 12 years of experience in various leadership, sales and customer support roles at both FedEx and World Courier. His most recent position was North American Sales Director for World Courier, where he was responsible for revenue generation and retention and led a team of Regional Sales Directors.

“James brings the experience and energy we need to continue driving aggressive growth targets and ensuring we maintain our customer-centric approach,” said Kevin Lawler, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Peli BioThermal. “He will focus on growing our sales in the Americas, both direct and through distribution. He makes a great addition to the team and will allow me to focus on customer strategy for cold chain distribution worldwide.”

Klingelhoefer received his Bachelor of Science degree in aviation administration, air cargo management from Farmingdale State University in New York. He also has a Master’s of Science degree in logistics management from the Florida Institute of Technology.

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Peli BioThermal is a division of Peli Products, S.L.U., which is the European arm of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.


For further information please contact Amanda O’Hare on 01604 250900 or email

About Peli Products

Peli Products, S.L.U. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Headquartered in Torrance, CA, Pelican Products, Inc. operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit or

About Peli BioThermal

Peli BioThermal Ltd. offers the widest range of temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company is the recipient of two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade in 2018 and Innovation in 2017. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfil the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. Outside of Europe, the company does business under the name Pelican BioThermal LLC. For more information, visit All trademarks are registered and/or unregistered trademarks of Peli Products, S.L.U., its subsidiaries and/or affiliates and others.