Packet Digital announced today that Peter Lindgren, President and CEO of Otter Products LLC, and Linda Pancratz, Chairman and CEO of Mountain Capital, LLC, have joined its board of directors.
Lindgren has guided Otter Products, best known for its OtterBox and LifeProof brand protective cases for mobile devices, through two acquisitions and significant growth as a billion-dollar global company while delivering strong financial performance and employee engagement. Prior to joining Otter Products, Lindgren spent more than 25 years in the electronics manufacturing services industry in various leadership roles, last serving as executive vice president of global operations for Celestica, a publicly held product lifecycle solutions company. In this position, he was responsible for 20,000 employees operating in 27 sites throughout North America, Europe and Asia across nine market segments, delivering $7 billion in revenue.
Pancratz is currently Chairman and CEO of Mountain Capital, LLC, an investment company. She retired as Chairman of the Board and CEO of TDL Infomedia Limited in the United Kingdom. She completed a management buyout of the company, started a variety of businesses and created a few European joint ventures. She served on a number of corporate boards across Europe. Under Pancratz’s leadership, one of the subsidiaries was recognized as one of the “Times Top 100 Companies in the UK,” received the “Investors in People Award” and the pension company was recognized for “Trustee Excellence” as well as being named the “Best Small Pension Scheme in the UK.” Pancratz has extensive international business and corporate governance experience, as well as broad based management and leadership experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
“Mr. Lindgren and Ms. Pancratz bring fresh perspective to our board and leadership team,” Packet Digital CEO Terri Zimmerman said. “We’re excited for the guidance and new opportunities our company will receive as a result of their extensive experience.”