Posted February 2, 2022

Pelican Products names chief HR officer

Pelican Products Inc. announced the appointment of Fabienne Smolinski-Lopez as chief human resources officer (CHRO), reporting to CEO Phil Gyori.

Fabienne Smolinski-LopezSmolinski-Lopez will manage and lead the global strategy for all HR functions, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), corporate communications and philanthropy.

“We’re thrilled to have Fabienne join us as we continue to grow and evolve as a company here at Pelican,” said Gyori. “Her demonstrated HR expertise will be invaluable to the company as we enter a new chapter of expansion and further cultivate our company culture and corporate responsibility goals.”

Smolinski-Lopez has over 20 years of experience as a human resources leader with success in fostering culture for both start-up and Fortune 500 companies. 

Prior to Pelican, Fabienne served as the chief people and corporate social responsibility officer at Arbonne International, where she led the effort to achieve B-Corp Certification, built the sustainability team, and oversaw all HR functions. She has also held leadership roles at The New Home Company, BAUSCH+LOMB, Allergan, and Fluor Corporation.