Tim Leatherman Names Ben Rivera as CEO of Leatherman Tool Group, Inc

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Tim Leatherman Names Ben Rivera as CEO of Leatherman Tool Group, Inc

Rivera will lead Leatherman and Ledlenser businesses worldwide

Portland, OR—May 9, 2016— Leatherman Tool Group, Inc, the world’s largest manufacturer of Leatherman high quality multi-tools and owner of Ledlenser, innovative German-designed flashlights and headlights, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Rivera to the post of CEO of the Leatherman Tool Group, effective immediately. Rivera will also remain president of the Leatherman brand.

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“Over the last 25 years, Ben has contributed significantly to the growth of the organization in many ways, by creating innovative products and establishing a long term vision for continuing the Leatherman legacy in partnership with the management team,” said Tim Leatherman, founder of Leatherman. 

“I’m so thrilled to be a part of the evolution of the Leatherman Tool Group. As CEO, I will work with our teams to pursue our mission, vision and growth opportunity for both Leatherman and Ledlenser brands,” Rivera said.

About Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.
Founded in 1983 by Tim Leatherman, Oregon-based Leatherman Tool Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality multi-tools (Leatherman) and LED lights (Ledlenser), with more than 128 million tools and lights sold, and distribution in more than 80 countries. For more information visit www.leatherman.com, www.ledlenser.com, or find us on Facebook at /leathermanusa and /ledlenserusa.

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