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FLIR Systems Appoints Cannon as President, CEO

Photonics.com
May 2017
Wilsonville, Ore., May 23, 2107 — FLIR Systems, Inc. has appointed James J. Cannon as president and chief executive officer, effective June 19, 2017. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich.

James J. CannonCannon has served more than 16 years in a variety of senior leadership positions at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., most recently as president of Stanley Security North America & Emerging Markets. Prior to that, he was president of the company’s Industrial & Automotive Repair (IAR) business unit, first in North America and subsequently in Europe and Latin America, before then serving as president of Stanley Oil & Gas.

In addition to his global, cross-functional leadership experience at Stanley Black & Decker, Cannon served in the U.S. Army for 10 years as an infantryman and armor officer in a wide variety of assignments around the world, including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Iraq, where he was awarded a Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He later oversaw key security missions as part of the Army’s peace enforcement operations in Bosnia.

Cannon currently serves on the board of directors of Lydall Inc. and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Marketing from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

He will be based out of the company’s Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters.


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