Pelican Rope Works – US Rigging Supply (PRW-USR), safety product manufacturing and distribution, has announced the appointment of Jacob Williams as executive VP.

With 28 years of experience in the distribution of rope, safety, and other industrial products, Williams brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

His most recent role was CCO at General Work Products (GWP), where he played a pivotal role in transforming the company from a small startup into a nearly $100 million business, showcasing his exceptional leadership and strategic vision.

“Jacob Williams embodies the spirit of innovation and dedication that our company stands for. His proven track record and unwavering commitment to excellence will undoubtedly drive our growth and success to new heights. We are thrilled to have him join our team and lead us into an exciting future,” said Terry Walker, CEO, Pelican Rope Works – U.S. Rigging Supply.

In his new role, Williams will be instrumental in growing core business and expanding the company’s product portfolio. His move from distribution to manufacturing marks an exciting chapter, enabling him to leverage his experience to foster growth and innovation across the industry.