Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., parent to Leatherman multi-tools and LED light brand Ledlenser, promoted Ben Rivera to CEO.

Rivera, who has been with the company for 25 years, most recently served as Leatherman brand president and will continue in that role in addition to running the parent company as CEO.

“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 Leatherman Founder Tim Leatherman.

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

Founded in 1983, Oregon-based Leatherman Tool Group sells more than 128 million tools and lights with distribution in more than 80 countries.