Business and technology executive Shree Khare has been hired to the Pelican Products Inc. senior leadership team as chief information officer.

Khare’s role includes the establishment of short and long-term strategies related to Pelican’s information management, cybersecurity and processing systems.

“I look forward to having Shree as a long term part of the senior management Ttam as he leads our IT initiatives and advances our competencies in this critical role,” stated Phil Gyori, chief executive officer at Pelican.

Khare has an extensive background in enterprise resource planning, application development, website re-platforming, cloud migration, M&A integration, customer relationship management and cybersecurity initiatives. He has held senior roles at Oakwood Worldwide, Classic Party Rentals, Mattel, Capital Group Companies, ConAgra and Accenture.

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